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Matthew Aubrey ... Legion
Nigel Barrett ... The Stranger / Uncle Bryn
Jordan Bernarde ... Garry / Barry

Di Botcher ... The Mother

Darren Lawrence ... Alfie
Darren Lawrence ... Alfie

John-Paul Macleod ... Legion
Rhys Matthews ... Rhys - Brother
Francine Morgan ... Joanne
Kristian Phillips ... Sgt Phillips
David Rees Talbot ... Peter

Kyle Rees ... Kyle (brother)

Michael Sheen ... The Teacher
Hywel Simons ... Company Man

Gerald Tyler ... Security Chief
Matt Woodyatt ... Simon

Directed by
Dave McKean 
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Owen Sheers  script by

Produced by
Lucy Davies .... executive producer
Francis Hellyer .... executive producer
Eryl Huw Phillips .... producer
Keith Potter .... executive producer
Original Music by
Stuart Hall (co-composer)
Dave McKean (co-composer)
Ashley Slater (co-composer)
Cinematography by
Steve Davies 
Anthony Sutcliffe 
Film Editing by
Jason Bevan 
Dave McKean 
Casting by
Sam Jones 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chris Forster .... red unit director
Sound Department
Jules Davies .... sound recordist
Ian Sands .... production sound mixer
Visual Effects by
Carys Banks .... visual effects artist
Perry Sollis .... visual effects artist
Chris Thomas .... visual effects artist
Tamsie Thomas .... visual effects artist
Camera and Electrical Department
Paul Andrew .... camera operator
Iain Rose .... camera trainee
Tony Yates .... camera operator
Casting Department
Lucy Taylor .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Joanna Nicholls .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Jateen Patel .... digital intermediate coordinator
Music Department
Lucy Bright .... music supervisor
Other crew
Ian Abraham .... stage manager
Simon Clode .... additional footage
Ty Davies .... additional footage
Matthew North .... stage manager
Adam Partridge .... production executive
Owen Sheers .... story by

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A beautiful and visceral experience, 8 July 2012
Author: carrie-mulrooney from United Kingdom

This  film is an amazing feast for the senses and in a very visceral sense beautiful. Other reviewers have outlined the basic premise for the film, I just wanted to add my voice to the 'for gods sake what are you waiting for go & watch it' group. So often, because I love the world of cinema I  feed & escape into a world of celluloid which is 'edited sanitised' and direcst my emotions polemically during its one hour third minute journey; and more often than not that's fine, its escapism right?...  But  I really would not be over enthusing ( although I know its sounds like I am)if I say this film and it's premise allowed my heart and mind to engage upon a journey all of my own. A mixture of the backdrop of the town, the music, the amplification of some aspects whilst downplaying others, the faces in the crowd and the socio-political core of the story engaged me in a way I have not been for a long time.For a change I didn't feel like I was escaping, I felt a real sense of  connectiveness  being plugged in....  In this I feel it really helped that it sang to my core ethical belief of ' collective creativity. But whilst the whole 3 day passion event was a credit to everyone involved in its incipient creation. The film does stand alone as a beautiful & thought provoking piece in and of itself. 

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