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Haunted by a failing relationship, Gabe devises a risqué game for escape. He invites Irene to dinner at a lavish mansion... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Emmanuel Xuereb ... Gabe

Charis Michelsen ... Irene
Lee Holmes ... Carl

Oz Perkins ... Steve
Cindy Lou Adkins ... Valerie

Jenya Lano ... Sally

David Starzyk ... Jim Lernard
Johnatan Rosario ... Carlos
Jenn Fong ... Cindy
Junichi Suzuki ... Japanese Karaoke Man
Laurie Wagner ... Gloria
Katie Cerio ... Gabe's Wife (voice)
Shawna Casey ... Motel Lounge Waitress
Lori Petro ... Club Waitress

Kathleen Gati ... Ms. Spelling
Martica DeTorres ... Glendale Housewife

Robert Catrini ... Neighbor
Victor Garcia ... Mike

Sewell Whitney ... Undertaker

Laura Reilly ... Nurse (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Eva Barda ... Coffee Shop Patron

Frank Bettag ... Coffee Shop Patrons (as Dr. Frank Bettag)

Kate Butler ... Gabe's Wife (as Katrina Cerio)

Ryan Christopher ... Coffee Shop Patron

Courtney Halverson ... Coffee Shop Patron
Amy Harber ... Coffee shop patron / office co-worker

Maxine Hayden ... Donut Shop Patron

Jeffrey Kaiser ... Bartender

Summer LeAnn ... Coffee Shop Patron
Charliene Michele ... Girl Across Street

Directed by
Ann Lu 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ann Lu 

Produced by
Mark Chian .... executive producer
Peiti Feng .... producer
Victor Garcia .... associate producer
Shihyen Hsu .... executive producer
Lucy Huang .... associate producer
Michelle Li .... associate producer
Wendy Liao .... associate producer
Peter Ly .... executive producer
Debra Spidell .... line producer
Michael Tu .... associate producer
Emmanuel Xuereb .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Vincent Gillioz 
 
Cinematography by
Neal Fredericks 
 
Film Editing by
Anthony Cava 
 
Casting by
Robyn Knoll 
Jean Scoccimarro 
 
Production Design by
Chris Davis 
 
Costume Design by
James Fraijo 
 
Makeup Department
Jolene Gasparine .... assistant makeup artist
Debbie Peiser .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Linda Bracero-Morel .... second assistant director (as Linda Bracero)
Scott Hohnbaum .... first assistant director
Adeeb K. Samhat .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Gigi Liebowitz .... prop master
 
Sound Department
William J. Clearihue .... boom operator
Karen Hartman .... sound mixer
Jeremy Hoenack .... sound re-recording mixer
Jeremy Olsen .... additional dialogue editor
Michael Ulmer .... boom operator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ralph Coon .... grip
Jamal J. Farley .... gaffer
Adrian Jebef .... second assistant camera
Rocky Romines .... key grip
Joe Solari .... first assistant camera
Alex Wajsfelner .... grip
William S. White .... additional second assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Stephanie Allen .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Vince Anido .... post-production consultant
 
Music Department
Keith C. Anderson .... music supervisor
Artzenkraft .... composer: additional music
Patrick Brocca .... score supervisor
 
Other crew
Anthony Buncio .... production assistant
Aileen Chian .... production assistant
Jackie Chian .... production assistant
Kristine Familletti .... script supervisor
Margery Kimbrough .... script supervisor
Chuck Lynn .... key production assistant
W. Scott Norton .... dialogue coach
Nicholas Wilde .... location manager
Johnathan Wright .... production assistant
Dan Karcher .... website producer (uncredited)
 

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100 min
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2 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
The Bent Path To Freedom, 7 September 2006
Author: Tareque Hossain from Arlington, VA

Erosion is complicated tale of two relationship in distress serving as a mutual bond for Gabe (Emmanuel Xuereb) & Irene (Charis Michelsen). An intricate thread of feelings gradually develop between them, sharing common passion and lack of satisfaction. Both of them seek mental and sexual freedom through harmless breach of so called laws of our society.

The story develops slowly but strongly, depicting glimpse of the lives of the few characters. Keeps you amused, often aroused by the erotic and tasteful sexual scenes, and most importantly, pushes you into deep thinking about life and its purpose. Many will find their shadows in the characters, perhaps not as eccentric in bending the law, but yet it turns easily out to be a touching story of some our lives.

Acting is superb, Xuereb does a splendid job, so does Charis. Some of the dialogs could be made stronger, few were slightly atmosphere ruining.

Its a film that makes you sit back and re-evaluate your point of view towards social bindings and philosophy of life. Not for everyone. For those who think. A film to remember, and it deserves 9 out of 10.

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