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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Sean French (novel)
Kara Lindstrom (screenplay)
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Release Date:
23 February 2002 (Japan) See more »
Tagline:
How can you escape... what you can't resist? (US DVD) See more »
Plot:
A woman faces deadly consequences for abandoning her loving relationship with her boyfriend to pursue exciting sexual scenarios with a mysterious celebrity mountaineer. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
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Cast

  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Heather Graham ... Alice

Joseph Fiennes ... Adam Tallis

Natascha McElhone ... Deborah

Ulrich Thomsen ... Klaus

Ian Hart ... Senior Police Officer
Jason Hughes ... Jake
Kika Markham ... Mrs. Blanchard
Amy Robbins ... Sylvie
Yasmin Bannerman ... Joanna Noble
Rebecca Palmer ... Michelle Stowe

Ronan Vibert ... Alice's Boss

Olivia Poulet ... Alice's Secretary
Ian Aspinall ... Alice's Work Colleague
Helen Grace ... Alice's Work Colleague
Oliver Ryan ... Bookshop Assistant
Donald Gee ... Vicar
Tim Faraday ... Police Officer in Street
Richard Green ... Police Officer in Interview
Lee Boswell ... Police Officer in Interview
Patrick Field ... Bartender
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ray Donn ... Police Officer (uncredited)
Joe Gunn ... School Student (uncredited)
Neil Roberts ... Philip (uncredited)

Directed by
Kaige Chen  (as Chen Kaige)
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Sean French (novel) (as Nicci French)

Kara Lindstrom (screenplay)

Produced by
Anna Chi .... associate producer
Michael Chinich .... producer
Daniel Goldberg .... executive producer
Donna Grey .... line producer
Joe Medjuck .... producer
Lynda Myles .... producer
Tom Pollock .... executive producer
Ivan Reitman .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Patrick Doyle 
 
Cinematography by
Michael Coulter (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Jon Gregory 
 
Casting by
Susie Figgis 
 
Production Design by
Gemma Jackson 
 
Art Direction by
Rod McLean (supervising art director)
Christina Moore 
 
Set Decoration by
Trisha Edwards 
 
Costume Design by
Phoebe De Gaye 
 
Makeup Department
Ann Buchanan .... hair stylist: Joseph Fiennes
Ann Buchanan .... makeup artist: Joseph Fiennes
Paul Gooch .... chief hair stylist
Paul Gooch .... key makeup artist
Jamal Hammadi .... hair stylist: Heather Graham
Jane Oakley .... assistant hair stylist
Jane Oakley .... assistant makeup artist
Molly Stern .... makeup artist: Heather Graham (as Molly R. Stern)
Rita Pacitto .... assistant hair stylist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Terry Bamber .... production manager: additional photography
Stephen Barker .... post-production supervisor
David Cain .... unit manager: additional photography
Victoria Goodall .... unit production manager
Rachel Neale .... production manager: second unit
David Seaton .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jamie Christopher .... second assistant director
Simon Downes .... first assistant director: second unit
Cliff Lanning .... first assistant director
Adam Barrington .... additional third assistant director (uncredited)
Nick Simmonds .... third assistant director: second unit (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Harry Alley .... painter
John Bohan .... construction manager
Peter N. Brown .... chargehand carpenter
Rob Cameron .... stand-by props
Roy Chapman .... chargehand dressing props
Charlie Cobb .... art department runner
Clive Drinkall .... stagehand
Peter Duffy .... carpenter (as Peter Duffey)
Michael Finlay .... supervising painter
Gavin Fitch .... assistant art director
Barry Gibbs .... property master
Mark Goodman .... stand-by stagehand
Gavin Gordon .... carpenter
Alan Grenham .... painter
Bill Hargreaves .... chargehand stand-by props
Peter Hawkins .... head rigger
Terry Howard .... dressing props
Paul Inglis .... assistant art director
David Jones .... stand-by stagehand
George King .... supervising stagehand
Richard Kinsella .... carpenter
Cathal MacIlwaine .... stand-by carpenter
Meike Maher .... graphics designer (as Meike Meng)
Thomas Martin .... assistant construction manager
John O'Regan .... carpenter
Darryl Paterson .... props storeman
Edward Pearce .... stand-by rigger
Pat Roberts .... stand-by painter
Nina Ross .... art department assistant
Ron Ross .... carpenter (as Ronnie Ross)
Richard Shackleton .... carpenter
John Shergold .... painter
Clive Ward .... head painter
Howard Weaver .... scenic artist
Paul Webb .... carpenter
Kenneth Welland .... painter (as Ken Welland)
Stephen Weston .... chargehand wood machinist (as Steve Weston)
Krissi Williamson .... production buyer
Ian Young .... dressing props
David Youngs .... carpenter
Robert J. Dugdale .... assistant scenic artist (uncredited)
Warren Greenham .... painter (uncredited)
Bill Lowe .... laborer's laborer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Ed Colyer .... foley mixer
Peter Eusebe .... sound maintenance
Richard Fettes .... dialogue editor
Peter Gleaves .... adr mixer
John Hayward .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark Holding .... production sound mixer
Jacques Leroide .... foley editor
Gerard Loret .... assistant sound editor
Colin Miller .... supervising sound editor
Richard Pryke .... assistant sound re-recording mixer
Kevin Tayler .... adr mixer
David Tyler .... assistant foley mixer
Sandy Buchanan .... assistant adr mixer (uncredited)
Andrew Caller .... sound technician (uncredited)
Richard Street .... preview re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Richard Welsh .... dolby sound consultant (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Clive Beard .... special effects supervisor
Steven Warner .... special effects technician
Martin 'Marty' McLaughlin .... snow effects technician (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Simon Carr .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Christopher Otto Gallagher .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Daniel Pettipher .... 2D digital supervisor: Mill Film (uncredited)
David Sewell .... digital compositor (uncredited)
David Smith .... digital film controller: Mill Film (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Nicola Berwick .... stunts (as Nikki Berwick)
Glenn Foster .... stunts
Carly Harrup .... stunts (as Carly Harrop)
Rowley Irlam .... stunts (as Rowley Earlham)
Lee Millham .... stunts
Gary Powell .... stunt coordinator
Buster Reeves .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Richard Blackmore .... generator operator
James Bloom .... clapper loader
Richard Broome .... camera grip
Julian Bucknall .... focus puller
Steve Casey .... electrician
Frederick Crawford .... chargehand rigger
Dax Debice .... camera trainee
Leo Dickinson .... camera operator: mountaineering sequences
Terry Edland .... gaffer
Paul Edwards .... Steadicam operator
Warren Evans .... rigging gaffer
Andrew Haddock .... video playback operator
Tony Hannington .... practical electrician
Mark Hatchwell .... assistant grip
Tony Hayes .... best boy electric
Rob McGregor .... assistant camera: mountaineering sequences
Kenny Monger .... electrician (as Ken Monger)
Neil Munro .... rigging electrician (as Neil Monroe)
Patrick O'Flynn .... electrician
Philip Sindall .... camera operator
Jim Smart .... rigging electrician
Laurie Sparham .... still photographer
Alf Tramontin .... Steadicam operator
Dennis Watson .... electrical rigger
Shu Yang .... director of photography: second unit (as Yang Shu)
Leon Buckley .... video playback operator: second unit (uncredited)
Michael Green .... focus puller: "b" camera (uncredited)
Dean Thompson .... focus puller: second unit (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Louis Elman .... adr voice casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anthony Brookman .... wardrobe assistant
Samantha Crouch .... wardrobe assistant
Hannah Hoyle .... wardrobe assistant
Michael O'Connor .... assistant costume designer
Suzi Turnbull .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Rachel Dison .... post-production coordinator
Alec Gibson .... color grader
Tamsin Jeffrey .... assistant editor
Katya Jezzard .... assistant editor
Mark Neale .... assistant film editor
Ian Seymour .... associate editor
Louise Seymour .... post-production coordinator
Rob Woiwod .... editor trainee
 
Music Department
Lawrence Ashmore .... orchestrator
Chris Barrett .... assistant: music recordist
Tonia Davall .... musicians contractor
Patrick Doyle .... orchestrator
Brian Gascoigne .... musician: keyboards
Jake Jackson .... assistant: music recordist
Abbie Lister .... assistant: music recordist
Ion Metsovitis .... assistant: music recordist
Maggie Rodford .... music producer
James Shearman .... conductor
James Shearman .... orchestrator
Tony Stanton .... music preparation
Graham Sutton .... music editor
Nick Wollage .... music mixer
Nick Wollage .... music recordist
Celia Weiner .... music editor (uncredited)
Bruce White .... viola (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Dennis Altree .... driver: facility
Mick Boddy .... driver: props stand-by truck
John Botton .... driver: props runaround
Matt Byrne .... driver: camera car
David Denyer .... driver: minibus
Gerry Floyd .... unit driver
Steven Griggs .... driver: H.O.D. facilities
Mark Hatchwell .... driver: grip truck
David Lloyd .... unit driver
Richard Magennis .... driver: construction runaround
Mick Moran .... driver: minibus
Enyo Mortty .... driver: director
Stephen Pike .... driver: wardrobe truck
Ken Price .... driver: construction stand-by truck
Terry Reece .... driver: Joseph Finnes
Stanley Sirkin .... unit driver
John Smith .... driver: producer
Darren Thackeray .... driver: Heather Graham
Gerry Turner .... transportation coordinator
Mark White .... transportation
Paul Whybra .... driver: facility
Ian Clarke .... vehicle coordinator (uncredited)
Sean Thornton .... picture vehicle coordinator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Chris Allies .... title designer
Indira Ashton .... assistant: Susie Figgis
Lucy Bowring .... production runner
Rob Burgess .... key set production assistant (as Robert Burgess)
Paige Chaytor .... production coordinator (as Paige Wingrove)
Philip Clark .... location scout
Felicity Cockram .... assistant: Tom Pollock
Sarah Critchley .... script clearance
Matt Dalton .... first assistant accountant
Mandy Dickinson .... sky-diver: mountaineering sequences
Rachel Dison .... assistant to producers
Hilary Fagg .... script supervisor
Tina Falcone .... accounting assistant
Jeff Ferrette .... location runner
Poppy Field .... set production assistant
Christel Franken .... assistant production coordinator
Linda Gamble .... unit publicist
Brian Gascoigne .... synthesizer programmer
Laurence Gouault .... climber: mountaineering sequences
Andy Guest .... sky-diver: mountaineering sequences
Steve Hart .... location manager
Stevie Haston .... climber: mountaineering sequences
Nikki Inwood .... stand-in: Heather Graham
Vivien Jordan .... production coordinator
Alex Kaye-Besley .... assistant: Heather Graham
Nick Komornicki .... armorer
Ben Lanning .... set production assistant
Alice Lim .... assistant: Chen Kaige
Jodi Macaulay .... assistant: Daniel Goldberg (as Jodi Macauly)
Mac Mackenzie .... assistant: Chen Kaige and Joseph Fiennes
Karl Mefford .... assistant: Joe Medjuck
Brian Molyneux .... climber: mountaineering sequences
Andy Montriou .... sky-diver: mountaineering sequences
Steve Morphew .... stand-in: Joseph Fiennes
Stephen Naulls .... assistant accountant (as Steven Naulls)
Clive Noakes .... laboratory contact
Frances Patterson .... coordinator: Cambria
James Penny .... legal services
Richard Philipps .... legal services
David Pinnington .... supervising location manager
Darren Price .... production runner
Rob Rudolph .... assistant: Tom Pollock
Jocky Sanderson .... assistant location manager
Arno Seagrim .... assistant accountant
Susan Seferian .... assistant: Michael Chinich
Trevor Stanley .... production accountant
Marolyn Turk .... stand-in: Natascha McElhone
Juliet Ward .... assistant: Ivan Reitman
Morag Webster .... unit nurse
Azzedine 'Dean' Ziedna .... set production assistant
Wayne Docksey .... animal master (uncredited)
Alex Fenn .... floor runner: aditional photography (uncredited)
Neil Morphew .... stand-in: Ulrich Thomsen (uncredited)
Freesia Pearson .... production office intern (uncredited)
Lee Robertson .... location manager: second unit (uncredited)
Paul Sacks .... set production assistant (uncredited)
Derek Warman .... fire officer (uncredited)
Aidan Williams .... set production assistant (uncredited)
Lucy Williams .... assistant location manager (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Charles Fox .... special thanks
Norman Gimbel .... special thanks
 
Crew believed to be complete


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MPAA:
Rated R for strong sexuality, some violence and language (cut)
Runtime:
100 min | Spain:104 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Trivia:
In the picture of a naked Adele you can see a statue in the background. This is a reference to the Dutch translation of 'Nicci French''s novel "Killing me Softly" ("Bezeten van mij" in Dutch), as those certain statues are always used as covers in Dutch translations of Nicci French.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: When Alice is showing Deborah the Polaroids in the kitchen, there is movement reflected in the toaster and two white mugs in the cabinet that do not belong to the two characters.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Film Geek (2005)See more »

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61 out of 85 people found the following review useful.
Razzie material, 27 January 2003
Author: George Parker from Orange County, CA USA

"Killing Me Softly" tells of a couple who has sex, gets married, and then has problems because she (Graham) grows increasingly suspicious of him (Fiennes) whom she never really got to know before the marriage (duh). On the downside, the film has a thin story full of plot holes and implausibilities with ponderous music which is always off target and a perfectly awful school girl performance by Graham. On the upside, it's a good shoot with good camera work and lots of Graham skin. Overall, "Killing Me Softly" is a classy loser only for the less discerning viewer who wants a little suspense (very little) to zone to. (C)

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