A bourgeois family slowly comes apart at the seams.

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Cast

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Trent
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Stephen Tulloch
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Edward Aylesbury
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Colin
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Marcus Aylesbury
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Iona Aylesbury
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Penelope Aylesbury
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Geoffrey Wharton
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Sarita
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Bushey (as Michele Gormez)
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Orlando Aylesbury
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Eve
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Derek
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Hendrix
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Every family has its secrets and tries to hold them hidden within domestic walls. However, those of the family of Marcus Aylesbury are in order to become public because of the family's long date friend Trent, a journalist faithful to his ideals who, put under pressure by his editor, is looking for a "sexy-scoop"... Written by johnnyber

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Don't live your life in black and white.

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10 May 2006 (France)  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Iona Aylesbury: [on the phone] For the third time, yes... Well, perhaps you'd like to tell me whose dick I have to suck in order to... Clifford. Hello.
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Secret Tear
Produced and Arranged by Mario Grigorov and Paul Schwartz
Courtesy of Astor Place Records
Under License from Cafe del Mar
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A Shame
19 December 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

It is a shame that critics have buried alive this wonderful film when at the same time they praise so many repetitive, stereotypical productions. It is a brave, innovative movie with great acting, intelligent, witty plot set in a contemporary setting and fabulous stylish photography. It features controversial themes of today (juvenile crime, alienation, corruption) and realistic, multi-dimensional characters that evolve and grow as the film progresses. Moreover, despite its multiple thread storyline, the plot has an Aristotelian nearly perfect structure that so many contemporary films lack. It is puzzling that it took so long for this film to be released (and it is a very limited release), and even more puzzling that it has been welcomed with such animosity by the professional film critics. It just shows that one cannot trust them when choosing which film to go and see.


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