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1 February 2002 (USA) See more »
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Before They Share A Future, They Have To Survive Her Past. See more »
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A thirtysomething bank clerk from St Albans has his small-town life exploded by the arrival of his Russian mail-order bride. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Nicole Kidman ... Sophia, alias Nadia

Ben Chaplin ... John

Vincent Cassel ... Alexei

Mathieu Kassovitz ... Yuri
Kate Lynn Evans ... Clare (as Kate Evans)

Stephen Mangan ... Bank Manager

Alexander Armstrong ... Robert Moseley (as Xander Armstrong)

Sally Phillips ... Karen
Jo McInnes ... Waitress

Ben Miller ... Concierge

Jonathan Aris ... D.I. O'Fetiger
Katya Barton-Chapple ... Young Sophia
Rebecca Clarke ... Bank Colleague

Mark Gatiss ... Porter

Raj Ghatak ... Bank Colleague
David Mark ... Bank Colleague

Steve Pemberton ... Duty Sergeant

Jack Pierce ... Bank Colleague

Reece Shearsmith ... Porter
Alan Stocks ... Passport Official
J.J. Toba ... Policeman
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jason Canning ... Airport Security Gaurd (uncredited)

Directed by
Jez Butterworth 
 
Writing credits
Tom Butterworth (written by) &
Jez Butterworth (written by)

Produced by
Steve Butterworth .... producer
Julie Goldstein .... executive producer
Donna Grey .... line producer
Colin Leventhal .... executive producer
Diana Phillips .... producer
Sydney Pollack .... executive producer
Vicki Popplewell .... line producer
Rick Schwartz .... executive producer
Paul Webster .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Stephen Warbeck 
 
Cinematography by
Oliver Stapleton 
 
Film Editing by
Christopher Tellefsen 
 
Casting by
Jina Jay 
 
Production Design by
Hugo Luczyc-Wyhowski 
 
Art Direction by
Rebecca Holmes 
Diann Wajon 
 
Set Decoration by
Verity Roberts 
Linda Wilson 
 
Costume Design by
Phoebe De Gaye  (as Phoebe de Gaye)
 
Makeup Department
Robbie Austin .... hair stand-by: Australia
Robbie Austin .... makeup stand-by: Australia
Adele Durno .... hair stand-by: Australia
Adele Durno .... makeup stand-by: Australia
Ashley Johnson .... hair stand-by: Australia
Ashley Johnson .... makeup stand-by: Australia
Carro Knott .... hair stand-by: Australia
Carro Knott .... makeup stand-by: Australia
Deborah Lester .... hair stand-by: Australia
Deborah Lester .... makeup stand-by: Australia
Chris Lyons .... special effects teeth
Vivien Mepham .... key makeup artist
Trish Newton .... hair stand-by: Australia
Trish Newton .... makeup stand-by: Australia
Peter Owen .... wig maker
Simone Wajon .... hair stand-by: Australia
Simone Wajon .... makeup stand-by: Australia
Noriko Watanabe .... personal hair stylist: Nicole Kidman
Noriko Watanabe .... personal makeup artist: Nicole Kidman
Erica Wells .... hair stylist
Paul Williams .... hair stand-by: Australia
Paul Williams .... makeup stand-by: Australia
 
Production Management
Stephen Barker .... post-production supervisor
Jo Beckett .... unit manager
Bernard Bellew .... production manager
Caroline Bonham .... production manager
Brad Roberts .... unit manager: Australia
Selwyn Roberts .... production supervisor: additional photography
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sallie Anne Hard .... second assistant director: reshoots
Simon Hinkly .... assistant director
Tanya Jackson .... additional third assistant director: Australia (as Tanya Jackson Vaughn)
Christopher Newman .... assistant director (as Chris Newman)
Janet Nielsen .... third assistant director (as Janet Nielson)
Giovanni Pacialeo .... third assistant director (as Johnny Pacialeo)
Adrian Toynton .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Simon Alderton .... stand-by rigger
Bob Arthur .... carpenter: Australia
Len Ash .... dressing prop/storeman
Wayne Baker .... carpenter: Australia
Richard Baldwin .... senior set finisher: Australia
Brett Bartlett .... carpenter: Australia
Shane Bennett .... brush hand: Australia
John-Mal Billington .... brush hand: Australia
Adam Brockbank .... storyboard artist
Peter Burden .... dressing prop (as Peter Byrden)
Julian Caldow .... storyboard artist (as Julian Calde)
Will Cann .... stand-by prop
Julia Castle .... assistant art director
Tony Chance .... storyboard artist
Gregory Commerford .... set finisher: Australia
Chris Cull .... prop master re-shoots
Glyn Dillon .... storyboard artist
Jack Elliot .... greensman: Australia
Martin Foley .... art department assistant
Peter Gillbanks .... painter: Australia
Roy Hansford .... stand-by carpenter
Rosie Hardwick .... assistant art director
Anthea Hodge .... art department coordinator: Australia (as Anthia Hodge)
Geoff Howe .... construction coordinator
Geoff Howe .... construction manager: Australia
Steve Huxtable .... carpenter: Australia (as Stephen Huxtable)
Enzo Iaconi .... greens assistant: Australia
Kelly Jervis .... brush hand: Australia
Gary Jones .... props master: Australia
Verena Khan .... art department assistant
Nina Kobiashvili .... art department runner
Emmanuel Kostoglou .... art department assistant: Australia
Eugene Land .... carpenter: Australia
Edmund Levine .... art department runner: Australia
Richard Locke .... carpenter: Australia
Arabella Lockhart .... props buyer
Arabella Lockhart .... set dresser
John Maher .... construction manager: UK
Kevin McCarthy .... stand-by painter
Warwick Miller .... leading hand: Australia
Campbell Mitchell .... stand-by props
Desmond O'Boy .... stand-by stagehand (as Des Oboy)
Claudia Parker .... props buyer
Beth Pickworth .... graphic designer: Australia
Mike Power .... property master
Tony Reilly .... painter: Australia
Chris Richmond .... art department assistant
Alastair Ritchie .... art department runner: Australia
Faith Robinson .... construction buyer: Australia
David Robson .... chargehand: Australia
Stephen Rowles .... carpenter: Australia
Steven Sallybanks .... scenic artist: Australia
Nigel Salter .... dressing prop
Katie Sharrock .... property mistress: Australia
Greg Stokes .... painter: Australia
Michael Swingle .... set finisher: Australia
Angus Tattle .... construction department coordinator: Australia
Stephen Tulloch .... carpenter: Australia (as Steve Tulloch)
Nick Turnbull .... props
John Whitby .... carpenter
Bradley Woodbridge .... painter
George Zammit .... stand-by props: Australia
 
Sound Department
Philip Alton .... dialogue editor
John Bateman .... foley recordist
Derek Casari .... adr engineer
Arnaud Clerici .... adr mixer: France
Lucy Fawcett .... foley artist
Richard Fordham .... assistant sound editor
Ian Fuller .... supervising sound editor
Peter Gleaves .... adr mixer: London
Pauline Griffiths .... foley artist
James Harris .... sound trainee
Simon Hayes .... production sound mixer
Eddy Joseph .... supervising sound editor
Derek Lomas .... sound effects editor
Nick Lowe .... dialogue editor
David Lucarelli .... adr mixer: Los Angeles
Ian Macbeth .... assistant sound editor
Garth Marshall .... sound mixer
Steve Mayer .... assistant sound editor
Robin O'Donoghue .... sound re-recording mixer
Malcolm Rose .... sound maintenance
James Seddon .... dolby consultant
Richard Street .... sound re-recording mixer
Dan Edelstein .... supervising sound editor: US release (uncredited)
Esther Smith .... sound technician (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Graham Hills .... special effects technician
Graham Longhurst .... special effects supervisor
 
Visual Effects by
Nick Drew .... visual effects producer: Jim Henson's Creature Shop
Simon Hughes .... scanning and recording supervisor
Lorraine Johnson .... scanning: Cinesite
Simon Johnson .... scanning: Cinesite
Jolene McCaffrey .... digital compositor: Jim Henson Creature Shop
Karim Sahai .... digital compositor: Jim Henson's Creature Shop
Michael Turoff .... visual effects producer: Jim Henson's Creature Shop
Val Wardlaw .... visual effects supervisor
Dan Ashton .... scanning and recording (uncredited)
Sean Danischevsky .... digital artist: Jim Henson Creature Shop (uncredited)
Jamie Lochhead .... digital artist: Jim Henson Creature Shop (uncredited)
Jolene McCaffrey .... digital artist: Jim Henson Creature Shop (uncredited)
Daniel Pettipher .... title compositor: Mill Film (uncredited)
Karim Sahai .... digital artist: Jim Henson Creature Shop (uncredited)
Val Wardlaw .... digital artist: Jim Henson Creature Shop (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Andy Bennett .... stunt double: Mr. Chaplin
Ray De-Haan .... stunt double: Mr. Chaplin (as Ray De Haan)
Levan Doran .... stunt double: Mr. Kassovitz
Sy Hollands .... stunt double: Ms. Kidman
Rowley Irlam .... stunt driver
Peter Miles .... stunt double: Mr. Chaplin
Jamie Millington .... stunt double: Mr. Cassel
Guy Norris .... stunt coordinator
Andreas Petrides .... stunt coordinator
Nick Powell .... stunt coordinator (as Nicholas Powell)
Dominic Preece .... stunt double: Mr. Kassovitz (as Dominic Freece)
Annelie Whitfield .... stunt double: Ms. Kidman (as Analie Whitfield)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Mark Abrahams .... key grip: Australia
Ting Adisung .... electrician: Australia (as Ting Adisug)
Robert Agganis .... camera operator: second camera, Australia
Greg Allen .... electrician: Australia
Paul Anderson .... grip: Australia
David Appleby .... camera grip
John M. Barbour .... assistant camera: second unit
John M. Barbour .... camera trainee (as John Barbour)
Sarah Bartles-Smith .... clapper loader
Rob Birtles .... grip: Australia (as Robbie Birtles)
Matt Bolin .... electrician: Australia (as Mat Bolin)
Geoff Boyce .... grip: Australia
Geoff Brown .... electrician
Joe Bruneteau .... electrician: Australia (as Jo Bruneteau)
David Bryant .... focus puller: second camera
Robbie Burr .... best boy: Australia
Damian Church .... video split operator: Australia (as Damien Church)
Toby Churchill-Brown .... grip: Australia
Pat Clark .... rigging electrician: Australia
Huckle Cleary .... stand-by rigger: Australia
Matt Clyde .... electrician: Australia
Finbar Collins .... electrician: Australia
Brett Cooper .... electrician: Australia
Leo Cowan .... grip: Australia
Bennie Cronjie .... cable runner: Australia
Liam Daniel .... still photographer
Chris Dodd .... rigging electrician: Australia
Matthew Donald .... grip: Australia (as Matthew Donnald)
Johnny Earthmover .... electrician: Australia (as Johhny Earthmover)
Peter Eastgate .... electrician: Australia
Terry Eden .... best boy
Russell Fewtrell .... electrician: Australia
Sam Garwood .... focus puller
Tony Hair .... lighting electrician
Steve Hall .... focus puller: second camera
Kerri-Lee Hammelswang .... assistant camera: second camera, Australia (as Keri-Lee Hammelswang)
Dave Hansen .... grip: Australia
Peter Harris .... electrician
Gary Havron .... rigging electrician: Australia
Cliff Henry .... electrician: Australia (as Clif Henry)
David Hird .... rigging electrician: Australia (as Dave Hird)
Peter Holland .... electrician: Australia
Adam Hunter .... electrician: Australia
Matt Inglis .... electrician: Australia
Glen Jenkins .... electrician: Australia
Paul Johnstone .... gaffer: Australia
Miles Jones .... electrician: Australia
Warren Jones .... stand-by rigger: Australia
Martin Lee .... Steadicam operator: Australia
Michael Leslie .... grip: Australia
Michi Marosszeky .... clapper loader: Australia (as Michi Marrosszeky)
Peter McManus .... rigging electrician: Australia
Ian McMillan .... director of photography: second unit
Zac Murphy .... electrician: Australia
Phil Murray .... grip: "b" camera
Mark Anthony Newman .... electrician: Australia (as Mark Newman)
Zac Nicholson .... focus puller: second unit
Danny North .... rigging electrician: Australia
Gary Padget .... electrician: Australia
Gary Parnham .... electrician
Barney Piercy .... clapper loader: second unit
Kenny Pitts .... electrician
Larry S. Prinz .... gaffer (as Larry Prinz)
Miles Proudfoot .... second assistant camera
Clive Rippon .... electrician: Australia (as Clive Ripon)
Peter Robertson .... Steadicam operator
Peter Robertson .... director of photography: second unit
Adrien Seffrin .... assistant camera: second camera, Australia (as Adrian Seffrin)
Gordon Segrove .... focus puller: underwater unit
Beau Sevastos .... grip: Australia (as Beau Savastos)
Howard Smith .... Steadicam operator
Neal Stevens .... video operator
Ken Talbot .... rigging electrician: Australia
Mike Valentine .... underwater camera
Mark Watson .... electrician: Australia
Dave Williams .... rigging electrician: Australia
Grant Wilson .... electrician: Australia
Marc Wolff .... camera pilot
Jules Wurm .... assistant camera: second camera, Australia
Colin Wyatt .... electrician: Australia
Al York .... electrician: Australia
Darren Flindall .... rigger (uncredited)
Peter Hodgson .... video assist operator: dailies (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Shaheen Baig .... casting assistant
Louis Elman .... adr voice casting
Kelly Marshall .... extras casting: Australia
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Robyn Elliott .... costume supervisor: Australia
Kate Green .... stand-by costume: Australia
Fiona Holly .... wardrobe stand-by: Australia (as Fiona Hollie)
Elie Kamal .... wardrobe stand-by: Australia
Helen Mattocks .... dresser: Ms. Kidman
Helen Mattocks .... wardrobe assistant
Sunita Mudaliar .... wardrobe stand-by: Australia (as Sunita Mudalier)
Fiona Nicolls .... wardrobe stand-by: Australia (as Fiona Nicols)
Paula Ryan .... wardrobe stand-by: Australia
Jan Simpson .... set costumer
Allison Wyldeck .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Ruth Coulson .... assistant editor
Paul Elman .... assistant film editor
Mike Fraser .... negative cutter
Matt Garner .... post-production executive: Miramax
Jo Harland .... film conforming assistant
Tom Harrison-Read .... editor trainee
John Heath .... color timer
Adam Hughes .... assistant editor: Australia
Darren O'Grady .... first assistant editor
Mark Sale .... assistant conforming editor
Claire Saunders .... assistant editor
Louise Seymour .... assistant post-production supervisor
Tim Wellburn .... assembly editor: Australia
 
Music Department
James Bellamy .... assistant music editor
Paul Clarvis .... musician: drums and percussion
Chris Dibble .... music mixer
Chris Dibble .... music recordist
Steve Donnelly .... musician: guitar
Bibs Ekkel .... musician: balalaika (as Bibs Ekkel)
Paul Englishby .... music arranger: "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World"
Martin France .... musician: drums
Andrew Glen .... music editor (as Andy Glen)
Isobel Griffiths .... musicians contractor
Nick Ingman .... conductor
Lewis Jones .... assistant music engineer
Bob Last .... music supervisor
Tony Lewis .... assistant music editor
Gerard McCann .... music editor
Igor Outkine .... musician: accordion (as Igor Outkin)
John Parricelli .... musician: guitar
Anthony Pleeth .... musician: cello
Joe Rangel .... music coordinator
Martin Robertson .... musician: woodwind
Beth Rosenblatt .... music consultant
Steve Watts .... musician: double bass
Bruce White .... viola
Rolf Wilson .... orchestra leader
 
Transportation Department
Phil Allchin .... transportation captain
Derek Boyes .... driver
Andy Cantrell .... driver: Ms. Kidman, Australia
Del Cardy .... driver
Anna Certoma .... driver: Australia
Eddie Cook .... driver
Nrinder Dhudwar .... driver (as Nrinder Dhydwar)
Peter Graovac .... driver (as Peter Graovacr)
Mike Harris .... driver
Dion Hunt .... driver: Mr. Cassel and Mr. Kassovitz, Australia
Dave Jones .... driver
Tim Lion .... driver: Australia
Jim Magill .... driver
Dave Manning .... driver: Ms. Kidman
Phil Mathews .... driver
Bob McGovern .... driver
Jimmy Muir .... driver
Gerry O'Connor .... driver
Cian O'Leary .... driver: Australia
Barry Stone .... driver
Tom Teely .... driver
Peter White .... driver
 
Other crew
Chris Baker .... stand-in: Mr. Chaplin
Adam Barrington .... floor runner: re-shoot
Jo Beckett .... assistant location manager
Andrew Bonello .... production runner: Australia
Michael Brett .... security: Ms. Kidman (as Micky Brett)
Claire Brown .... assistant: Mr. Chaplin
Felicia Bushman .... assistant: Ms. Kidman
Louise Carey .... assistant: Mr. Chaplin, Australia
Jamie Centofanti .... board operator: Australia
Jamie Chaky .... stand-in: Mr. Chaplin
Gavin Charlton .... chef
James Chasey .... stand-in
Peter Christelis .... conforming assistant
Julie Clement .... post-production accountant
Robert Cogswell .... double: Mr. Cassel
Paul Cotter .... stand-in: Mr. Kassovitz
Storm Cox .... unit assistant: Australia
Vanessa Critchley .... production secretary: Australia
Matt Curtis .... title designer
Matt Dalton .... post-production accountant
Tim Daukes .... production runner
Lucy Davies .... assistant: Mr. J. Butterworth
Julie Deakins .... nurse: Australia
Belinda Dean .... location assistant: Australia
Barry Dobin .... trainee: FT2
Nicola Ebner .... accounting assistant
Maria Farmer .... unit publicist: Australia
Mike Fraser .... rushes transfer
Serena Gattuso .... production coordinator
Constantine Gregory .... dialect coach: Mr. Cassel & Mr. Kassovitz
Jim Hajicosta .... production accountant
Jo Harland .... conforming assistant
Ben Harrison .... daily floor runner
Maude Heath .... location assistant: Australia
John Herbert .... stand-in: Mr. Cassel
Jody Hewitson .... unit assistant: Australia
Andrew Hill .... health and safety officer
Simon Hill .... assistant production accountant
Elizabeth Himelstein .... dialogue coach: Ms. Kidman
Billy Hinshelwood .... production counsel: UK
Dean Hood .... assistant accountant: Australia
Paul Hughes .... chef
Jeremy Johns .... location manager
Ken Jones .... armorer: Australia
Claudia Kalindjian .... unit publicist: UK
Jerusha Kornner .... unit assistant: Australia (as Jerusha Korner)
Tim Lion .... production assistant
Andrea Littlewood .... assistant: Mr. S. Butterworth and Ms. Phillips
Garry Macan Tanaister .... security: Australia
Duncan Manning .... head chef
Brec Marson .... double: Mr. Chaplin
Peter Matthews .... laboratory liaison: DeLuxe
Charles McDonald .... publicist
Somoma Message .... additional floor runner: Australia (as Sonoma Message)
Reza Mokhtar .... caterer
Christine Moran .... accountant: Australia
Cian O'Clery .... production runner
Brydie O'Neal .... stand-in: Ms. Kidman
Dan Palmer .... post-production accountant
Luke Parker Bowles .... production runner (as Luke Parker-Bowles)
Frances Patterson .... assistant: Mr. S. Butterworth and Ms. Phillips
Tonia Pearson .... assistant to producer: Australia
Robin Piggott .... trade assistant: Australia
Allon Reich .... production executive: Miramax
Katia Repekova .... language coach: Russian, Ms. Kidman
Ian Russell .... laboratory liaison: Atlab
Kevin Sainsbury .... trade assistant: Australia
Louise Savage .... stand-in: Ms. Kidman
Rick Schwartz .... production executive: Miramax
Elizabeth Sharling .... double: Ms. Kidman
Robert Simper .... safety officer: Australia (as Rob Simpler)
Samantha Smith .... floor runner: Australia
Samantha Smith .... set production assistant
Nina Stevenson .... production counsel: Australia (as Nina Stephenson)
Chris Stoaling .... floor runner
Dathi Sveinbjarnarson .... floor runner
Katherine Teakle .... unit nurse
Piers Thompson .... director: John's porn video
Fran Triefus .... production coordinator
Lisa Vick .... script supervisor
Michael D. Walsh .... production runner (as Michael Walsh)
Christian Wheeler .... conforming assistant
Adam Williams .... double: Mr. Kassovitz
James Wilson .... production executive: Film Four
Carl Wood .... location manager
Dillon Yeats .... trade assistant: Australia
Elton Farla .... medic: re-shoots (uncredited)
Dan Huber .... assistant: Julie Goldstein (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Lars MacFarlane .... very special thanks
Anthony Minghella .... very special thanks
Ed Whitmore .... very special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for sexuality and language
Runtime:
93 min
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Trivia:
Nicole Kidman went to the Russian Embassy in Australia for help in speaking Russian. She didn't work with any other coach on the set except the woman from the embassy.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: The Russian accents are very poorly pronounced.See more »
Quotes:
Nadia:[in Russian] Are you a giraffe?
John:[in Russian] Yes.
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71 out of 79 people found the following review useful.
offbeat, underplayed drama, 21 December 2002
Author: Roland E. Zwick (magneteach@aol.com) from United States

Roughly one part crime drama to two parts offbeat love story, `Birthday Girl' is a nifty little British film that gives Nicole Kidman a chance to strut her stuff as an actress. Here she gets to play a Russian `mail order bride' (though, of course, in the modern world she is actually ordered off the internet) who's come to England to start a new life with John, a mild-mannered banker unsuccessful in the ways of love. John is one of those bland, utterly undistinguished `good guys' who everyone seems to like but no one seems to notice. Even his boss at the bank gives him one of those noncommittal job evaluations (saying what a swell guy he is and what a great way he has with people) used to fob people off when they are not good enough to merit a raise or a more prestigious position in the corporation. Forced to go the unconventional route in finding himself a wife, John hooks up with the lovely but inscrutable Nadia, a Russian woman who, John is appalled to learn, does not understand a word of English. Then just as John and Nadia seem to be forming a close relationship (literally bonding over bondage), complications arise when two of Nadia's bizarre `friends' from Russia suddenly arrive on the scene.

To reveal more of the plot would be unfair to both the viewer and the makers of this film, since much of the movie's intrigue arises from the frequent turnabouts in the plot itself. Although there is always the threat of violence hammering at the film's edges, writers Tom and Jez Butterworth (the latter serving as the film's director as well), manage to keep the film fairly havoc free while they focus on the developing relationship between the two main characters. Kidman, who speaks nary a word of English in the first half of the film (and only with a heavy accent thereafter), does a beautiful job conveying both the toughness and the vulnerability inherent in this woman. Though innately compassionate, Nadia has had to learn how to survive in a brutal world - even if that means having to exploit naïve, good-natured shmucks like John. As John, Ben Chaplin conveys just the right mixture of shyness, befuddlement and ultimate self-assuredness to make us root for the character. Because of his Everyman characteristics, we want to see John triumph in the end.

`Birthday Girl' doesn't try to push the envelope by indulging in elaborate action scenes or patently theatrical heroics. Its events seem to unravel in a spontaneous, naturalistic manner, which helps the film to remain relatively true to life most of the time. It tells an unusual story, one filled with wry humor, understated suspense and a compassionate recognition of human frailty. Well written and well acted, `Birthday Girl' is an unheralded film that deserves to be seen.

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