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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. Miller
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Hester's Father
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Edie and Ravenscroft Assistant
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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  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$123,841, 25 March 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,124,786, 12 August 2012
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Terence Davies wanted Rachel Weisz for the part of Hester Collyer after he noticed her "incredible talent" in Swept from the Sea (1997), even though he hadn't heard of her before seeing that film. He called his agent and asked, "Have you ever heard of this girl Rachel Weisz?" His agent laughed and said, "She's an Oscar winner!" Weisz was amused by this and said, "I don't think Terence [Davies] knows very well anyone who's not in a black and white film." See more »

Quotes

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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Version of BBC Sunday-Night Theatre: The Deep Blue Sea (1954) See more »

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Anytime
Written by Herbert 'Happy' Lawson (as Herbert Happy Lawson)
Sung by Eddie Fisher
[Also sung by the crowd in the pub]
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Weisz is phenomenal! Singlehandedly the best female acting performance in the last few years.
26 March 2012 | by See all my reviews

Overindulgent and somewhat stuffy romantic drama that is saved single handedly by the Oscar caliber performance of Rachel Weisz, who gives a very complex and realistic look at a women whose self destructing over her choices in life in post war Britain in the 1950's. Weisz so good that she brings a lot of life into a somewhat lifeless screenplay that is more into atmosphere than substance. Both of her leading men are fine and lent great support to the vibrant Weisz, who is keeping this film afloat almost by herself while the movie gets a bit claustrophobic towards its climax. The film does have some great moments ( The pub scene and the intimate moment between Weisz and leading man Tom Hiddleston while dancing) but that's more the credit to Weisz and the cast than the film itself. Rachel Weisz has always been one of the most gifted and versatile actresses working today, not being afraid to do different characters and being unlikeable and raw in the process. In this film, she gives in my opinion the best female acting performance in the last few years, giving a complex and rich performance with a character that could have easily been botch by even a great actress, especially with a screenplay that is more into itself than the audience watching the movie. Weisz proves in this movie that she's more than a great actress, she proves that she is one of the best actresses we ever had.

Her phenomenal performance alone is the real reason to see this movie.


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