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The Deep Blue Sea (2011)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  25 November 2011 (UK)
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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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The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.

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Drama | Romance

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

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Amor Profundo  »

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

Gross:

$1,124,786 (USA) (10 August 2012)
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TIME magazine ranked Rachel Weisz's performance in the film as the fourth best performance of 2012 (November 2012), while New York Magazine named it the "Film Performance of the Year" (November 2012). See more »

Quotes

Freddie Page: Today, the letter, the suicide attempt? We're lethal to each other. You can't expect a bloke to go on after he's driven someone to suicide. Much as he loves her.
Hester Collyer: Do you think that leaving me will drive me away from it?
Freddie Page: That's a risk we'll both have to take.
Hester Collyer: You're scaring me, Freddie.
Freddie Page: It's on the level. I don't enjoy hurting you, I'm not a sadist. But it's on the level.
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Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 14
Composed by Samuel Barber
Performed by Hilary Hahn & the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra conducted by Hugh Wolff
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13 August 2012 | by (South Africa) – See all my reviews

I am not surprised that this movie got such a limited release - it is incredibly depressing with a lifeless tone throughout, so be prepared; if you are looking for entertainment or storyline, go elsewhere. Everything, from the lighting to the sound to the music is dark, sporadic and absolutely miserable.

The only redeeming thing about this was the acting, which was excellent, but not nearly enough to make it worth putting oneself through the excruciating boredom and misery. Unless, of course, you feel like wallowing in depressing celluloid for two hours.

I am all for a bit of melancholy and darkness in an art film but insist that it is balanced out with an interesting story, memorable scenes and zest. The Deep Blue Seas contains none of these and seems to be nothing more than an illustration of a depressed woman who makes bad choices. How unique and uplifting:)

Avoid and be happy!


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