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16 November 2001 (UK) See more »
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A teenage girl, Jessica, befriends a teenage boy called Tom, who is bullied by a local gang. She is abused by Jack... See more » | Add synopsis »
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8 wins & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Surely Dogme inspired See more (22 total) »

Cast

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Jenna Harrison ... Jessica

Ben Whishaw ... Tom

Honeysuckle Weeks ... Sarah
Michael Erskine ... Ian

Adrian Rawlins ... Jack
Judith Scott ... Jessica's Mum
Michael Tucek ... Gang Leader
Michael Power ... Gang Sidekick
Daniel Bliss ... Gang Boys
Adam Paul Harvey ... Gang Boys
Craig Vye ... Gang Boys

Richard Hope ... Jessica's Dad
Emily Barrett ... Nicola

Patrick Godfrey ... Father Felix
Jonathan Hackett ... Tom's Dad
Peter England ... Max
Elliott Tiney ... Ade
Rosalind Whelan ... Ade's Girlfriend
Glen Berry ... Policeman
Ian Thompson ... Inspector

Directed by
Dom Rotheroe 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Alison Beeton-Hilder 
Dom Rotheroe 

Produced by
Cosima Dannoritzer .... associate producer
Victoria Goodall .... line producer
Robin Gutch .... executive producer
Peter La Terriere .... co-producer
Carl Schoenfeld .... producer (as Carl Schönfeld)
Roger Shannon .... executive producer
Paul Trijbits .... executive producer
Paul Webster .... executive producer
 
Cinematography by
Robby Müller 
 
Film Editing by
David Charap 
 
Casting by
Joyce Nettles 
 
Production Design by
Isolde Sommerfeldt 
 
Art Direction by
Mark Larkin  (as Mark Owen Larkin)
 
Costume Design by
Sarah Blenkinsop 
 
Makeup Department
Alison Amalou .... makeup trainee
Jutta Russell .... hair designer
Jutta Russell .... makeup designer
Caitlin Tanner .... makeup assistant
 
Production Management
Jackie Vance .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Victoria Banks .... third assistant director
Charlotte Cinalli .... second assistant director
Ben Hughes .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Jessica Graham .... production buyer
Tim Keates .... dressing props
Martin Kelly .... art department trainee
Helen Melland .... art department assistant
Sian Rackham .... art department assistant
Vincent Raj .... prop master
Doug Slocombe .... set dresser (as Douglas Slocombe)
Patrick Watson .... stand-by art director
 
Sound Department
Kasper Val Bjerregård Larsen .... re-recording mixer (as Søren Bjerregaard-Ryan)
Craig Burns .... boom operator: additional
Jens Christensen .... re-recording mixer
Felicity Cottrell .... foley artist
Brendan Crowther .... sound maintenance
Zane Hayward .... supervising sound editor
Stewart Henderson .... dialogue editor
Alex Hudd .... sound consultant: dolby
Kamala Maniam .... boom operator
Darren McQuade .... adr mixer
Sandra Roth .... foley editor
Sandra Roth .... foley recordist
Alastair Widgery .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Luke Daniels .... special effects assistant
David Payne .... special effects supervisor
Pennicott Payne .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Thomas Caspersen .... digital video technician
Colin Kinnear .... technical support
Lise Mierca .... digital colorist
Eric Person .... e-Lab film supervisor
 
Stunts
Nrinder Dhudwar .... stunt driver
Vincent Keane .... stunt supervisor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Austin Balfour .... electrician
John Colley .... gaffer
Steve Finberg .... best boy
Stewart Holt .... electrician
Stuart Hurst .... genny operator
Dirk Nel .... second unit camera
Kathryn Weir .... camera assistant
Karen Whiteread .... stills photographer (as Karen-Lois Whiteread)
 
Casting Department
Lachlan Blackley .... extras casting
Louise Cross .... casting assistant
Sooki McShane .... additional casting
Nicola Morrow .... casting assistant (as Nicky Morrow)
Danielle Roffe .... additional casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lee Croucher .... wardrobe supervisor
Vivienne Jones .... standby costumer
 
Editorial Department
Dragomir Bajalica .... assistant editor
Luke Jones .... editorial: liaison WAVEpictures (as Luke G. Jones)
Torsten Leschly .... producer: WAVEpictures
Cristina Palmer-Romero .... post-production assistant
 
Location Management
Dominic Barlow .... location manager
Karen Smith .... assistant location manager
 
Music Department
Tanya Sweeney .... music supervisor
 
Transportation Department
Vicky Bishop .... runner driver (as Victoria Bishop)
Sascha Lemon .... runner driver
 
Other crew
Linda Baker .... script supervisor
Jonathan Blair .... legal services
Burkhart Brückner .... psychological consultant
Julia Caithness .... assistant to executive producer
Laura Clipsham .... legal services
Abigail Cockroft .... production coordinator
Sarah Collis .... legal services
Theodore Goddard .... legal services
Julian Guillaume .... digital video consultant
Tracey Josephs .... physical production: Filmfour
Richard Juneman .... production accountant
Gina Kovacs .... creative consultant
Albert Martinez Martin .... production accountant
Nicole Meerabux .... production assistant
Keeley Naylor .... unit publicist
Gail Pattinson .... business affairs: Filmfour
Ben Pritchard .... floor runner
Sue Bruce Smith .... international sales: Filmfour (as Sue Bruce-Smith)
Amanda Street .... international sales: FilmFour
 
Thanks
Stephen Cleary .... special thanks to
Pierre Du Plessis .... special thanks to
Renée Gundelach .... special thanks to
Kate Hide .... special thanks to
Chris Holt .... special thanks to: Herts Film Link
Pirl Hughes .... special thanks to
Brian Joseph .... special thanks to
Klaus Ker .... special thanks to (as Professor Klaus Ker)
Christlieb Klages .... special thanks to
Lise Lense-Møller .... special thanks to
Stefan Lieberum .... special thanks to
Pascal Lonhay .... special thanks to
Kate Murrell .... special thanks to
Claude Nuridsany .... special thanks to: Nouvelles Images
Annabelle Pangborn .... special thanks to
Rosemary Partridge .... special thanks to: Theatre Performing Arts
Simon Perry .... special thanks to
Marie Pérennou .... special thanks to: Nouvelles Images
Michael Schmetz .... special thanks to
Bernie Stampfer .... special thanks to
Angela Topping .... special thanks to
Ira von Gienanth .... special thanks to (as Ira V. Gienanth)
Seven Webster .... special thanks to
 

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105 min
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Quotes:
Tom:What's your name?
[she walks off]
Tom:Hey, virgin, what's your name?
Jessica:Stupid!
Tom:What's your name?
Jessica:What's yours?
Tom:Tom. So...
Jessica:It's a secret.
Tom:Alright.
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Come on EileenSee more »

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10 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Surely Dogme inspired, 14 September 2004
Author: neil_mc from Manchester, England

The way it is haphazardly edited, the poor quality of the sound and the general disturbed nature of the plot and it's character's, all suggest that Dom Rotheroe has been watching too much of Lars von Trier at al.

We begin with 15 minutes of absolutely nothing - walking to and from school, little dialogue, little plot development apart from a hedgehog and the odd jump from a tree. But this laboured pacing sets us up for the almost 'mentioned-in-passing' rape of a young schoolgirl by her teacher. In her own bedroom. With her mother downstairs in the living room. We know from here that what we are watching is pretty serious stuff.

With an air of 'Heavenly Creatures', the two kids become almost inseparable, stripping off but doing little more than feeling each other and banging foreheads - we are shown an extremely intense relationship between two seriously messed up children.

I thought I recognised the girl who played Jessica from somewhere else, but looking at her bio there is nothing on there that rings a bell. She puts in an impressive performance which she'll probably never match, and one which I'm sure she'd be disappointed has only been witnessed by a small number.

On the whole, the film was very engaging and very hard-hitting - but the biggest compliment I can give, is that I'm pretty sure Mr von Trier would have loved it.

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