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The Deep Blue Sea (2011)

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The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.

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Mr. Elton (as Nicolas Amer)
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The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.

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Rated R for a scene of sexuality and nudity | See all certifications »

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25 November 2011 (UK)  »

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The Deep Blue Sea  »

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$123,841 (USA) (23 March 2012)

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$1,124,786 (USA) (10 August 2012)
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Terence Davies wanted Rachel Weisz for the part of Hester Collyer after he noticed her and her "incredible talent" in Amy Foster (1997). He called his agent to meet Weisz, who he hadn't heard of before seeing her in that film, saying "Have you ever heard of this girl Rachel Weisz?". His agent joked him by answering "She's an Oscar winner!". Weisz laughs at this by saying "I don't think Terence (Davies) knows very well anyone who's not in a black and white film". See more »

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Mrs. Elton: A lot of rubbish is talked about love. You know what real love is? It's wiping someone's arse or changing the sheets when they've wet themselves. And letting them keep their dignity so you can both go on.
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A wonderful and heartbreaking film: Rachel Weisz proves once again to be the best actress of her generation.
24 March 2012 | by (Here) – See all my reviews

Deep and heartbreaking look at a woman's fight for inner freedom is a real treat to see. Rachel Weisz and Terrence Davis create a dark fable about desire and expectations with Weisz once again proving to be the best actress of her generation with a tour de force performance that will dazzle and stay with you after the film is over. Tom Hiddleston is great as her object of desire and Simon Russell Beale is great as her husband. It's a bit stagy in some area but once you get passed it it's carries you in its current. Giving you an understanding of a time and place where desire and lust was forbidden.

A true classic in the making:)


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