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Release Date:
27 August 2008 (UK) See more »
Attraction. Temptation. Addiction.
A recovering alcoholic becomes involved with his boss's wife, a former cocaine addict. | Add synopsis »
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Uma Thurman ... Elsa Quinn

Jonathan Pryce ... Victor Quinn

Paddy Considine ... Paul Peplow
Sara Powell ... Maxine

Veronica Quilligan ... Finnoula
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mat Curtis ... AA Member (uncredited)
Neg Dupree ... Frank (uncredited)
Helen Mallon ... Alley Girl (uncredited)
Lisa McDonald ... Lady in Toilet (uncredited)

Olivia Poulet ... Girl (uncredited)

Directed by
Anthony Page 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
David Hare  play and screenplay

Produced by
Jenne Casarotto .... executive producer
Frank Doelger .... producer
Fleur Fontaine .... associate producer
Robert Fox .... executive producer
Lee Morris .... producer
Tracey Scoffield .... producer
Jonathan Stern .... line producer
Original Music by
Simon Boswell (music by)
Cinematography by
Brian Tufano (director of photography)
Film Editing by
John Scott 
Casting by
Nina Gold 
Production Design by
Luciana Arrighi 
Art Direction by
Tony Woollard 
Set Decoration by
Joanne Woollard 
Costume Design by
Anna Bingemann 
Jane Robinson 
Production Management
Phil Brown .... post-production supervisor
Mark L. Mitchell .... post production executive
Monique Mussell .... production manager
Bobby Prince .... unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Vicki Allen .... second assistant director
Philip Ball .... third assistant director
Paul Bennett .... second assistant director: second unit
Finn McGrath .... first assistant director
Laura Windebank .... third assistant director
Art Department
Catherine Byrne .... stand-by art director
Harriet Orman .... production buyer
Sound Department
Alistair Crocker .... production sound mixer
Nick Foley .... adr mixer
James Harbour .... daily sound mixer
James Harbour .... sound maintenance
Hugo Jeffreys .... adr recordist
Chips Paul .... foley editor
Adrian Rhodes .... sound re-recording mixer
Rob Saunders .... sound assistant
Peter Gleaves .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Chris Gurney .... daily boom operator (uncredited)
Christopher Wilson .... assistant sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Kris Anderson .... digital compositor
Phil Ashton .... digital colourist
Steven Bray .... digital compositor
Richard Graham .... visual effects producer
Charlotte Gray .... digital restoration artist
Thomas M. Horton .... visual effects executive producer
Stephanie C. Kelly .... digital compositor
Rick Leach .... digital compositor
Joe Pavlo .... lead digital artist
Natalie Stopford .... visual effects line producer
Ben Turner .... digital compositor
Audrius Urbonavicius .... digital matte artist
Camera and Electrical Department
Alex Crowe .... grip assistant
Camilla Drennan .... additional clapper loader
Brian Fawcett .... electrician
James Foster .... second assistant camera
Jonathan Harvey .... director of photography: second unit
Jem Morton .... key grip
Gary Nolan .... gaffer
Jennie Paddon .... first assistant camera: a camera
James Perry .... central loader
Ang Richards .... second assistant camera: dailies
Mike Scott .... Steadicam operator
Mike Scott .... camera operator: "a" camera
Martyn Welland .... best boy
Casting Department
Robert Sterne .... casting assistant
Rose Wicksteed .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anna Bingemann .... additional costumes
Amy Brown .... costume assistant
Joseph La Corte .... costumer to Ms. Thurman
Ann Maskrey .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Alex Anstey .... first assistant editor
Matthew Benns .... digital intermediate data manager
Paul Ensby .... digital color timer
Bejhan Kalantar .... post-production coordinator
Todd Kleparski .... digital intermediate producer
Lisa-Anne Morris .... first assistant editor
Music Department
Terry Davies .... conductor
Terry Davies .... orchestrator
Graham Sutton .... music editor
Bruce White .... viola
Transportation Department
Stephen Lawrence .... driver: Paddy Considine
Lol Smith .... driver: cast
Other crew
Annie Barclay .... assistant production coordinator
Matt Curtis .... title designer
Emily Hobbs .... production assistant
Joel Holmes .... location manager
Tim Monich .... dialect coach
Billy Pegg .... location assistant
Penelope Robinson .... production accountant
Jayne Spooner .... script supervisor (2008)
Camilla Stephenson .... location manager
Neil Ferris .... floor runner: additional photography:reshoots (uncredited)
Justin Wolfe .... assistant to producer (uncredited)

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USA:75 min (DVD version) | Norway:73 min (approx.)
Aspect Ratio:
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Victor Quinn:I must have drawn the wrong conclusion. Everyone dies after their last meal. That doesn't mean to say they were poisoned.See more »


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taut, train wreck of a drama you can't keep your eyes off, 16 June 2011
Author: quickiesonthedinnertable from Singapore

"If you were cured, you would be cured of the desire, and who wants to be cured of desire?"

That one line from the movie, uttered by Jonathan Pryce, succinctly and brilliantly sums up why people with addictions keep falling of the wagon, and may make you wonder if it's possible that the addicted among us are in fact the ones who truly live and feel, to the point that it almost destroys them and those close to them.

It's a tight, compact little movie, with solid, believable performances, especially from Paddy Considine and Jonathan Pryce. Uma Thurman puts in a good performance but seems to struggle with her European accent in parts, and holding her own against Considine's effortlessly convincing portrayal, thereby subtracting slightly from the overall impact of her efforts.

Drugs and alcohol are the usual, but not the only addictions - Uma Thurman's character appears to be dependent on both alcohol and love. In spite of the slight inconsistencies of her performance, the weaknesses and struggles of her character spoke to me and left me in tears.

Watch this if you've ever wondered about people who just can't say "No".

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