Chromophobia (2005)

 |  Drama  |  10 May 2006 (France)
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A bourgeois family slowly comes apart at the seams.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Stephen Tulloch
Edward Aylesbury
Marcus Aylesbury
Iona Aylesbury
Penelope Aylesbury
Geoffrey Wharton
Bushey (as Michele Gormez)
Clem Tibber ...
Orlando Aylesbury
Sasha Hailey ...


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Don't live your life in black and white.




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Release Date:

10 May 2006 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Alta sociedad  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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Stephen Tulloch: So, how are you Gorgeous?
Iona Aylesbury: Well, I'm seeing a woman with a mustache about my parenting flaws and my residual bulimia. And I'm doing autogenic self-hypnosis to try to keep the low self esteem at bay. I'm getting back to work and - But anyway, it's just really exciting for me at the moment because I am beginning to find the real me.
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Amazing story telling of seemingly disconnected individuals
1 January 2007 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

This film is about the lives of several individuals who seem unconnected to each other, but in the end everyone is in fact connected to each other and play a part in the final catastrophe.

This film is stylishly made. The way that the story is told reminds me of Babel which I watched several days ago. The story telling is effective and gripping. As the film goes along, every individual's connection with each other becomes clear. Everything falls into place with time. Despite the slow pace, it does not seem boring at all. In fact, it gives us time to digest all the information that is given.

Acting by the cast is excellent, particularly Kristin Scott Thomas and Penelope Cruz. Kristin Scott Thomas is a frustrated mother who destresses herself by being a shopaholic. The minimalistic house she resides in also adds to the atmosphere that she is trapped in a bare castle. Penelope Cruz is a single mother who is battling with cancer. Her performance is also excellent.

I am also amazed by how the filmmakers actually got footage of a female breast being cut open for breast augmentation surgery. It looks too realistic to be fake!

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