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Haven -- During a weekend, two shady businessmen (Paxton and Dillane) flee to the Cayman Islands to avoid federal prosecution. But their escape ignites a chain reaction that leads a British native (Bloom) to commit a crime that changes the nation.

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Release Date:
14 October 2006 (Japan) See more »
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Can love survive the fall of paradise?
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In Cayman Island, the daughter of a powerful man - Andrea - and the fisherman Shy are in a deep but secret love... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Razaaq Adoti ... Richie Rich

Orlando Bloom ... Shy

Agnes Bruckner ... Pippa Ridley

Joy Bryant ... Sheila

Bobby Cannavale ... Lieutenant

Stephen Dillane ... Mr. Allen

Lee Ingleby ... Patrick

Anthony Mackie ... Hammer

Bill Paxton ... Carl Ridley

Victor Rasuk ... Fritz

Zoe Saldana ... Andrea

Robert Wisdom ... Mr. Sterling

Sarah Carter ... Chanel

Santiago Cabrera ... Gene

Caroline Goodall ... Ms. Claire

Mpho Koaho ... Kimo
Ky-Mani Marley ... John the Baptist

Rachel Miner ... Eva

Peter O'Meara ... Officer Franklin

Serena Scott Thomas ... Mrs. Allen

Jake Weber ... Officer Powell
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Brian Beckett ... Chicken Specialist

Keith Britton ... Man
Terry Burke ... The Boatman
Paul Deakin ... Background actor
Christian De Gré ... Background Actor (as Christian Alexander De Gré)
Brian Hamilton ... Tour Bus Driver

Elizabeth Yoder ... Gym Teacher (voice)

Directed by
Frank E. Flowers 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Frank E. Flowers 

Produced by
Orlando Bloom .... co-producer
Henry Boger .... associate producer
Robbie Brenner .... producer
George F. Heller .... executive producer
Martin Katz .... associate producer
Aleen Keshishian .... executive producer
Kelli Konop .... executive producer
Alex Lewis .... co-producer
Josef Steinberger .... co-producer
Bruce Webb .... co-producer
Bob Yari .... producer
 
Original Music by
Heitor Pereira 
 
Cinematography by
Michael Bernard 
 
Film Editing by
Peter Christelis 
 
Casting by
Cassandra Kulukundis 
 
Production Design by
Damien Byrne 
 
Art Direction by
Jon Deprudhoe 
 
Costume Design by
Bobbie Read 
 
Makeup Department
Heather Cummings .... key makeup artist
Anja Daum .... makeup artist
Paula Leupold .... hair stylist
Paula Leupold .... makeup artist
Tracy Murphy .... makeup department head
Kathe Swanson .... hair department head
Debbie Watson .... makeup artist
Isabella Wiley .... key hair stylist (as Isabella Gasser)
 
Production Management
Tatjana Bonnet .... production supervisor (as Tatjana Jakovleski)
Jay Coquillon .... post-production supervisor
Brian Donovan .... unit production manager
Paul Jaconi-Biery .... production supervisor
Robert Katz .... executive in charge of production
John Portnoy .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Fiona Frawley .... second second assistant director
Sholto J. Roeg .... first assistant director
Hillary Schwartz .... second assistant director
Toby Sherborne .... first assistant director: second unit
 
Art Department
Daragh Byrne .... construction coordinator
Brendon Crigler .... construction coordinator
Fiona Frawley .... art department coordinator
Fiona Frawley .... picture vehicle supervisor
Andrea Kessler .... on-set props
Christoph Merg .... property master
 
Sound Department
Dhyana Carlton-Tims .... assistant dialogue editor
Craig Clark .... sound editor
Craig Clark .... supervising sound editor
Doug Cooper .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark DeSimone .... adr mixer: New York
Robert Farr .... sound re-recording mixer
Jamie Hardt .... sound designer
Jamie Hardt .... supervising sound editor
Marc Hayes .... adr recordist
Scott Hinkley .... additional sound re-recording mixer
Chad J. Hughes .... sound effects editor
Cody King .... assistant sound editor
Richard Kitting .... foley editor
Jamie Luker .... sound recording engineer
Jonathan Miller .... supervising sound designer
Andrew Morgado .... assistant sound editor
Martin Müller .... sound
Colin Rogers .... adr foley mixer
David F. Van Slyke .... sound effects editor
Ben Wilkins .... sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Andres Sepulveda .... armourer
David Waine .... special effects supervisor
Chris Walkowiak .... special effects coordinator
 
Visual Effects by
Michael Grawert .... digital effects artist
Scotty Martin .... digital cleanup artist
Stuart Pitcher .... digital compositor
David Van Woert .... titles and opticals producer
Leo Vezzali .... titles and opticals supervisor
John L. Weckworth .... digital compositor
John L. Weckworth .... main title design
Rachel Clement .... digital cleanup artist (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Joseph Beddelem .... stunts
Armin Sauer .... stunt performer
Armin Sauer .... stunts
Rainer Werner .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Matt Baker .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Jan Brun .... dolly grip
Wayne Goring .... loader
Emma Hetherington .... second assistant camera
Andreas Huber .... electrician
Jacques Jouffret .... Steadicam operator
Jacques Jouffret .... camera operator: "b" camera
Alexander Jung .... electrician
Flo Kronenberger .... electrician
Oliver Kühne .... electrician
Oliver Kühne .... rigger
Gerry Martin .... camera production assistant
Gerry Martin .... video assist playback
Tom Marvel .... director of photography: second unit
Beda Mulzer .... electrician
Frank Musiol .... electrician
Sacha Riviere .... additional camera operator
Sacha Riviere .... first assistant camera
Fabienne Roussignol .... first assistant camera: second unit
Helen Sabatzki .... second assistant camera: second unit
Harold Skinner .... gaffer
Bjoern Susen .... electrician
Oliver Upton .... still photographer
Sascha Vogel .... electrician
Stefan Wilking .... best boy
 
Casting Department
John Barba .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sally Crees .... costume supervisor
Karan Doherty .... key costumer
Stephanie Paul .... costume assistant
 
Editorial Department
Kenny Becker .... color timer
Anthony Bozanich .... assistant editor
Steve Harrow .... post-production consultant
John Portnoy .... post-production executive
Brenna Rangott .... assistant editor
Charlie Wiel .... post-production coordinator
Prince Bagdasarian .... film and media coordinator (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Glen Caplin .... music supervisor
Emir Isilay .... assistant composer
Malcolm Luker .... music scoring mixer
Jeremy Raub .... music editor
Amanda Scheer-Demme .... music supervisor
Joshua Winget .... music editor
Shiro Gutzie .... soundtrack producer (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Robert Gillis .... transportation captain
Brett Leslie .... driver
Lee Siler .... transportation coordinator
Scott Siler .... picture car coordinator
Scott Siler .... transportation co-captain
Robert Whelan Jr. .... driver: second unit (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Kirby Adams .... assistant accountant
Clare Aldington .... assistant coordinator
Paul Bennett .... production assistant
Seb Cardinal .... production assistant
Hilary Carver .... unit publicist
Steve Chinrey .... location manager
Jaime Doak .... assistant to director
Frankie Flowers Sr. .... production consultant
Michael Gillooly .... location assistant
Suraj Gohill .... production lender
Dorottya Hegedus .... travel coordinator
Jonathan Heine .... production financing
Tamara Hill .... accounting clerk
Michael J. Linowes .... legal counsel
Kevin McDermott .... acting coach
Tomeaka McTaggart .... set medic
Terry Miles .... location assistant
Hannah Nicholson .... production assistant
Sylvia Parker .... script supervisor
Janet Place .... production accountant
James Reekie .... payroll clerk
Sabine Renger .... production coordinator
Carl Solomon .... production assistant
Shelly Strong .... production executive
Daniel Stutz .... business and legal affairs executive
Ian Watermeier .... staff coordinator
Todd Williams .... production executive
Dan Wilson .... assistant to producer
Michele Wright .... first assistant accountant
 

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Rated R for language, drug use, sexual content and some violence
Runtime:
115 min | USA:99 min (DVD)
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Argentina:16 | Australia:MA | Canada:14A (Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Québec) | Finland:K-15 | Germany:12 | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:M18 (cut) | South Korea:18 | USA:R (certificate #41150)
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Shy:I don't start fights. I mean, look at this face. Come on.See more »
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References "Ri¢hie Ri¢h" (1982)See more »
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8 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
A Nutshell Review: Haven, 18 January 2007
Author: DICK STEEL from Singapore

It all boiled down to one Friday the 13th night.

Haven takes place in the Cayman Islands, paradise on Earth, with beautiful beaches, friendly people, and of course, being the ideal place to stash cash, ill gotten or otherwise, free from taxation. In its seedier side, to paraphrase from another movie, weed is the currency, openly passed around in nacho chip bags. This movie ditches the idyllic moments, to peer beneath the veneer, of hell on Earth instead.

I like movies which have many characters, each with their own objectives, but being led by unseen forces as they relate to one another, and events bring them to within striking distance. They might belong to distinct story arcs, but given the geographical proximity, their lives, their decisions and the consequences all become intertwined.

There are three clear arcs in the movie, but the characters involved flit seamlessly from one arc to the next. You have the corrupt businessmen looking to escape the law at Miami, an affair, a daughter who hooks up with drugs and the wrong company, a sly thief of sorts, two star crossed lovers, a hot headed brother, good friends, and gangsters. On its own, they could be short stories. But when narrative style takes on the fragmented, non linear approach to spice and disguise an ordinary story, that's what you get in Frank E. Flowers' Haven.

Perhaps what will put bums in seats is the presence of Orlando Bloom, though the M18 rating would have restricted his girly groupie fans here from seeing their cinematic idol on screen in a role which is similar to what Tom Cruise did in Vanilla Sky, sort of. He plays the role of the Romeo in the star-crossed lovers arc, as Shy, son of a fisherman, still figuring out the meaning to his life, and having a lack of ambition which worries his girlfriend Andrea (Zoe Saldana). Parental disapproval gets into play, and the rest is a spiral downwards for both lovers and their relationship. Some say Bloom's role is intense, but there isn't enough room for his character to justify that.

And sadly, that was just about the better story amongst the three. In reality, all three could have been extremely short, as the scenes, though intercut with each other and had some overlapping moments, don't really contribute much to the characters or stories. You could have cut off half the fat, and still the story would hold water. One saving grace would be the score and soundtrack though, accentuating the illusion of paradise.

But this is not to say Haven's a really bad movie. It just had enough story elements to cruise along in auto-pilot, and in the process offer nothing groundbreaking stylistically, or earth shattering in having any twists and turns to the plot. Breaking up and juxtaposing a linear plot does not disguise the fact that it inherently needs a lot more oomph.

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