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The Decoy Bride -- When the world's media descend on the remote Scottish island where a Hollywood actress is attempting to get married, a local girl is hired as a decoy bride to put the paparazzi off the scent.


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2011 (Australia) See more »
You may now kiss the decoy.
When the world's media descend on the remote Scottish island where a Hollywood actress is attempting to get married, a local girl is hired as a decoy bride to put the paparazzi off the scent. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Danny Bage ... Hotel Doorman

Dylan Moran ... Charley
Hannah Bourne ... Chloe

Michael Urie ... Steve

Sally Phillips ... Emma

Alice Eve ... Lara

David Tennant ... James

Federico Castelluccio ... Marco

Kelly Macdonald ... Katie (as Kelly MacDonald)
Maureen Beattie ... Iseabail
Muriel Barker ... Mrs. Grainie
Jeannie Fisher ... Aileen

Hamish Clark ... Angus

James Fleet ... William
Sally Howitt ... Muireen
Rony Bridges ... Roan
Matthew Chalmers ... Callum
Victoria Grove ... Anais Anais

Alisha Bailey ... Suzelle

Patrick Regis ... Hollywood Minister

Tina Gray ... Elderly Woman

Gil Kolirin ... Security Guard

Ben Addis ... Journalist 1
William Owen ... Journalist 2

Calum MacNab ... Journalist 3 (as Calum Macnab)
Ross Armstrong ... 1st Papparazzo

Samuel Roukin ... 2nd Papparazzo
Robert Fyfe ... Ancient Crofter

Maryann Turner ... Ancient Crofter's Wife
Tony Roper ... Reverend McDonagh

Alex Childs ... Host
Achara Kirk ... Tourist
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Sean Adames ... (uncredited)
Mike Burnie ... Paparazzo (uncredited)

Vivienne Harvey ... Additional voices (voice) (uncredited)
Leo Horsfield ... Paparazzi (uncredited)

Ken Matthews ... Islander (uncredited)

Joseph Andrew Mclean ... Journalist (uncredited)
Keira McMillan ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Rebeka Venters ... Fan / Journalist (uncredited)

Directed by
Sheree Folkson 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Neil Jaworski  written by
Sally Phillips  story
Sally Phillips  written by

Produced by
Robert Bernstein .... producer
Matt Delargy .... co-producer
Douglas Rae .... producer
Paul Ritchie .... producer
Marc Samuelson .... executive producer
Louise Seymour .... associate producer
Mark Woolley .... executive producer
Original Music by
Julian Nott (original music by)
Cinematography by
Nanu Segal (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Dan Farrell 
Casting by
Des Hamilton 
Production Design by
Alison Dominitz 
Art Direction by
Martin McNee 
Emer O'Sullivan 
Costume Design by
Louise Allen 
Makeup Department
Anita Anderson .... make up artist and hair stylist
Kate Elliot-Muir .... makeup artist
Wendy Kemp Forbes .... hair stylist
Wendy Kemp Forbes .... makeup artist
Annie McEwan .... makeup designer (as Anne McEwan)
Melissa van Tongeren .... makeup artist
Production Management
Alison Banks .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kyrie Barker .... on-set pa
Matthew Cooper .... first assistant director: second unit (as Matt Cooper)
Matthew Cooper .... third assistant director (as Matt Cooper)
Clare Glass .... second assistant director
Peter Stenning .... first assistant director
Hayley Wilson .... assistant director
Art Department
Leanne Boyd .... stand by props
Stuart Bryce .... production buyer
John Colebourn .... storyboard artist
John Knight .... property master
Paul Lambie .... stand-by props
Caroline McDonald .... graphic artist
Carly Parris .... petty cash buyer
Dave Simons .... dressing props
Lynsey Sinnamon .... painter
Sound Department
Tim Alban .... foley supervisor
Anna Bertmark .... foley editor
Naomi Dandridge .... adr mixer
Richard Davey .... re-recording mixer
Jack Gillies .... supervising sound editor
Martin Ireland .... boom operator
Jonathan Lamb .... foley artist
Brian Milliken .... production sound mixer
Jackson Milliken .... sound assistant
Peter Shaw .... dialogue editor
Lionel Strutt .... adr coordinator
Chris Treble .... re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Laurence Harvey .... special effects technician
Jason Troughton .... special effects supervisor
Visual Effects by
Fiorenza Bagnariol .... digital film bureau
Marie Fernandes .... digital intermediate producer
Andreas Hylander .... visual effects artist
Timothy P. Jones .... digital film bureau
Elin Kothe .... matte painter (as Elin Lindahl)
Malin Leuchovius .... visual effects coordinator (as Malin Persson)
Linus Lindbalk .... matte painter
Daniel Nielsen .... visual effects
John Palmer .... digital film bureau manager
Rob Pizzey .... digital colourist
Aurora Shannon .... digital intermediate assistant
Sean Wheelan .... visual effects supervisor
Andy Bennett .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Stuart Anderson .... b camera loader
Sarah Bartles-Smith .... b camera operator
Luke Chisholm .... grip
James Clark .... grip trainee
Martin Conway .... best boy
Erin Currie .... b camera loader
Robert Etherson .... grip
Rob Gilmour .... clapper loader: b camera dailies
Phill Hardy .... second assistant: "a" camera
Simon Kinrade .... grip trainee
David Maund .... key grip
Alessandro Mazzotta .... camera trainee
Richard Miles .... electrician
Jan Pester .... steadicam
Colin Price .... electrician
Steve Pugh .... key grip
Geoffrey Sentamu .... camera trainee
Basil Smith .... first assistant: "a" camera
Alan Stewart .... director of photography: second unit
Iain Struthers .... b camera first assistant: dailies
Iain Struthers .... b camera focus puller
Pat Sweeney .... gaffer
Nick Wall .... unit & specials photographer
Fran Weston .... b camera focus puller
Casting Department
Lucy Bevan .... casting development
Claire Catterson .... casting assistant
Bev Lawley .... extras casting
Lara Manwaring .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Esther Kennaugh .... costume trainee
Nancy McKenna .... costume design assistant
Editorial Department
Rob Farris .... digital intermediate producer
Cheryl Goodbody .... assistant digital intermediate producer
Emily Greenwood .... senior digital film editor
Patrick Malone .... digital intermediate head of department
Michael McKenna .... first assistant editor
Mike McKenna .... assistant editor
Peter Shaw .... dialogue editor
Justin Tillett .... digital film editor
Location Management
Donald Cameron .... location manager
Morven MacPherson .... location assistant
Luke Melvin .... location trainee
Sian Sutherland .... location manager
David Taylor .... location scout
Derek Yeaman .... location scout
Music Department
Claire Freeman .... music supervisor
Christopher Gutch .... music co-ordinator (as Chris Gutch)
Jake Jackson .... score engineer & mixer
Marc Marot .... music supervisor
Toby Pitman .... composer: additional music
Transportation Department
Ade Holland .... unit driver
Hefin Jones .... facilities driver
Rod Patterson .... facilities captain
Other crew
Thomas Alexander .... runner
Kyrie Barker .... production assistant
Sarah Booth .... assistant production accountant
Jo Cameron Brown .... dialect coach
Charlotte Carter .... office manager (as Charlotte Cawthorne)
Warren Clark .... set security
Eleanor Costain .... runner/driver
Sara Curran .... production legal services
Matt Curtis .... titles designer
Jim Edge .... unit manager
Marilyn Edmond .... floor runner
Lucy Gray .... assistant coordinator
Glynn Henderson .... safety consultant
Amanda Lean .... script supervisor
Kerr Loy .... runner
Alan Manson .... production runner
Alan Manson .... production runner
Rachel Victoria Miles .... assistant to director
Pete Murphy .... unit manager
Sarah Jean Selway .... runner rehearsals (as Sarah Brand)
Gemma Spector .... head of distribution
Kim Stewart .... director assistant
Sandra Stewart .... production accountant
Graham Sylvester .... representative: CinemaNX
Mandy Todd .... production coordinator
Christy Whitton .... production runner
Hayley Wilson .... runner

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Rated PG for some rude content
89 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Singapore:PG | Sweden:7 (DVD rating) | UK:12A | USA:PG

Did You Know?

The script was priced at seven million pounds (the amount it would cost to make it), however the film only had a budget of two and a half million pounds. This led to many scenes and characters being cut during filming, in an attempt to cut costs.See more »
Continuity: As Katie undresses, she removes her stockings. After getting help unbuttoning the dress, she is wearing the stockings again.See more »
Reverend McDonagh:When God made time, he made plenty of it. When God made twine, he made balls of it.See more »
Movie Connections:
References "The Monkees" (1966)See more »
Your Song (Acoustic Session At the Engine Room)See more »


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18 out of 24 people found the following review useful.
Really enjoyable film, 16 March 2012
Author: hollyrust from Wales

I normally hate rom-coms, but every now and then one catches my attention, and this was one of them.

It has an original idea, good actors, and breathtaking locations. With a unique take on the genre, it is very funny, and memorable. The relationships are also believable, and sweet, without being sickeningly so.

I actually bought this on DVD, making it one of the three rom-coms I own: Decoy Bride, Leap Year and Love Actually.

Such a crime that the film was limited release in the UK, but well well worth a watch, even if you have to spend the £9 on the DVD for the pleasure!

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