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Writer:
Nick Whitfield (screenplay)
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Release Date:
July 2010 (UK) See more »
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Plot:
Two exorcists literally remove the skeletons from the cupboards from people's homes. Some fairly embarrassing secrets are revealed along the way. A case where the skeletons have hidden themselves turns the lives of all those involved. | Add synopsis »
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Nominated for BAFTA Film Award. Another 4 nominations See more »
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Delightful Gem See more (16 total) »

Cast

 
Will Adamsdale ... Simon
Andrew Buckley ... Bennett
Paul Dallison ... Marcus
Mark Devenport ... Gabrielle
Laura Freeman ... Anabell
Ed Gaughan ... Davis

Jason Isaacs ... The Colonel
Keith Lancaster ... The Father

Tuppence Middleton ... Rebecca

Paprika Steen ... Jane
Josef Whitfield ... Jojo

Directed by
Nick Whitfield 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Nick Whitfield  screenplay

Produced by
Suzanne Alizart .... executive producer
Wendy Bevan-Mogg .... line producer
Tracy Brimm .... producer
Kate Myers .... producer
Rachel Robey .... associate producer
Paul Welsh .... producer
 
Original Music by
Simon Whitfield 
 
Cinematography by
Zac Nicholson 
 
Film Editing by
Rachel Tunnard 
 
Casting by
Manuel Puro 
 
Production Design by
James Lapsley 
 
Art Direction by
Ruth Parker 
 
Set Decoration by
Lindsay Lees 
 
Costume Design by
Alison McLaughlin 
 
Makeup Department
Susanna Peretz .... hair and make-up designer
Susanna Peretz .... key hair stylist
Susanna Peretz .... makeup designer
 
Production Management
Kayleigh Cruickshank .... unit manager
Gisela Evert .... post-production supervisor
Louise Knight .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Anna Griffin .... third assistant director
Simon Hedges .... first assistant director
Tracey Warren .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Joe Barcham .... graphic artist
Hannah Boyton .... scenic artist
Alex Giles .... construction coordinator
Matt Perrin .... storyboard artist
Matt Wells .... standby art director
 
Sound Department
Per Boström .... sound re-recording mixer
Naomi Dandridge .... adr editor
Tom Deane .... adr mixer
Linda Forsén .... dialogue editor
Anthony Hurst .... boom operator
Christer Melén .... sound effects editor
Keith Silva .... sound recordist
Lionel Strutt .... adr coordinator
Joakim Sundström .... supervising sound editor
 
Visual Effects by
Paddy Eason .... visual effects: Nvizible
Hugh Macdonald .... visual effects: Nvizible
Dylan Owen .... visual effects: Nvizible
Sally Spencer .... visual effects producer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David Ashby .... key grip
Alex Brown .... best boy electric
Peter Byrne .... first assistant camera
Abigail Catto .... second assistant camera
Barney Davis .... Steadicam operator
Jermaine Edwards .... camera trainee
Barnaby Sweet .... gaffer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Elizabeth L. Johnson .... costume daily
 
Editorial Department
Tom Balkwill .... colorist
 
Transportation Department
Ben Jacques .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Jennine Baker .... production accountant
Vicky Chapman .... location manager
Rosie Crerar .... assistant to producer
Phillip Dickson .... epk camera operator (as Phil Dickson-Earle)
Dylan Harvey .... epk director
Duncan McKenzie .... production assistant
Lesley Pinder .... script supervisor
David Ruddock .... assistant accountant
Jack Suckling .... unit manager
 
Thanks
Mary Kearns .... special thanks
 

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UK:94 min (DVD)
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UK:15 (DVD)

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21 out of 26 people found the following review useful.
Delightful Gem, 17 January 2011
Author: FiveHundredFlicks from United Kingdom

Most films with high concept values require a Herculean level of suspension of disbelief to prevent the what-ifs becoming a ceaseless stream of yeah-rights.

Quite often, a movie concept to which a viewer is asked to subscribe turns out to be poorly conceived and badly constructed. The movie then suffers from something I like to call China Syndrome: The concept is as far fetched as a bucket of chit from China.

Skeletons, although possessed of one of the most original move concepts I've ever seen, right from the opening scene, presents its concept in such a matter of fact and unassuming manner that the viewer is instantly on board. Even if, initially, you won't have a clue what's going on you will know that whatever is happening is happening for a reason and the world will somehow be a better place because of it.

Although many strange, unexplained and downright bizarre things happen in the film there wasn't, for me, any moment or event I felt required further questioning, it all seemed so natural and even the really odd things I couldn't immediately figure out were, in the context of the concept, sure to have an obvious and easily justifiable answer.

Brilliantly cast with excellent directing and if you don't 'get' Skeletons you have to understand, it's not the film, it is most probably you. Maybe there's something blocking your ability to enjoy stuff. Perhaps you ought to call someone in ?

9/10

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