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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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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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Philip Welch
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Mr. Miller
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Jackie Jackson
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Liz Jackson
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Hester's Father
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Singing Man in Tube
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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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Drama | Romance

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

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25 November 2011 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Amor Profundo  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$123,841 (USA) (25 March 2012)

Gross:

$1,124,786 (USA) (12 August 2012)
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1.85 : 1
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Barbara Jefford's first theatrical film in twelve years since The Ninth Gate (1999). 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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Version of Performance: The Deep Blue Sea (1994) See more »

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Molly Malone aka 'Cockles and Mussels'
Traditional Irish folk song
[Sung by people in the Underground during the air raid]
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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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