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My Zinc Bed (2008)

TV-MA | | Drama, Romance | TV Movie 27 August 2008
A recovering alcoholic becomes involved with his boss's wife, a former cocaine addict.

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A recovering alcoholic becomes involved with his boss's wife, a former cocaine addict.

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Attraction. Temptation. Addiction.

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The film is based on the stage play of the same name by David Hare; also the screenwriter. See more »

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Paul Peplow: Poets are stubborn fuckers. I mean, you have to be. There's no danger of dying of encouragement.
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A play which will make you think again
4 May 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I disagree that this film was a waste of time. This piece was glorious with so many depths and the most wonderful acting, how could anyone not come away from this piece without feeling challenged. I love Jonathan Pryce and he was at his usual best but I felt all three characters rose to the challenge and pulled you into there world. At the end I went to bed debating The whys and therefore of why they had all needed to meet and realised the cleverness of a torn mans need to know his loves real feelings. You realise that in all the sadness the alcohol is the true baddie and just want to watch on to see a happy ending for the forlorn poet. Uma Thurman is beautiful in her desperation and need to be loved and the ultimate love story in all this is truly sad but compelling. one for the greatest drama lists.


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