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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 ...


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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Release Date:

10 May 2006 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Alta sociedad  »

Box Office


$10,000,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Trent: Don't eat the fish unless you want your kids to have gills.
Marcus Aylesbury: What's wrong with it?
Trent: Oh don't get me going. It's got growth hormones, antibiotics, carcinogenic PCBs...
Marcus Aylesbury: I presume the soap box you preach from is made from sustainable resources.
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Produced and Arranged by Mario Grigorov and Paul Schwartz
Courtesy of Astor Place Records
Under License from Cafe del Mar
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beautifully shot film with interesting storyline
29 November 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I totally disagree with the negative comments I have read about the film Chromophobia. I went to see the film with no preconceptions at all and I came away feeling I had had a thoroughly entertaining evening. The film was fairly bleak in parts but I came away feeling positive and uplifted.

The characters were complex and the script kept them totally believable. There was contrast in the subject matter and storyline as well as in way it was filmed. I think there were some highly ambitious ideas explored in the movie.

The pace was perfectly pitched and hit the emotional level it was trying to achieve. The cinematography was superb and the music pulled the whole movie together. I felt the film was not a showcase for famous actors but rather a way to use their talent in a very modest way. The casting was spot on and created the opportunity to give the actors some challenging work.

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