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Captives (1994)

R | | Crime, Drama, Romance | 3 May 1996 (USA)
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A beautiful young dentist (Ormond) working in a tough British prison starts to become attracted to a violent inmate (Roth) after the break-up of her marriage, and embarks upon an illicit ... See full summary »

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Frank Deasy
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Julia Ormond ... Rachel Clifford
Tim Roth ... Philip Chaney
Keith Allen ... Lenny
Siobhan Redmond ... Sue
Peter Capaldi ... Simon
Colin Salmon ... Towler
Richard Hawley Richard Hawley ... Sexton
Annette Badland ... Maggie
Jeff Nuttall Jeff Nuttall ... Harold
Kenneth Cope ... Dr. Hockley
Bill Moody Bill Moody ... Surgery Officer
Nathan Dambuza Nathan Dambuza ... Moses
Christina Collingridge Christina Collingridge ... Katie
Victoria Scarborough ... Dental Nurse
Anthony Keirnan Anthony Keirnan ... Blackie (as Anthony Kernan)
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A beautiful young dentist (Ormond) working in a tough British prison starts to become attracted to a violent inmate (Roth) after the break-up of her marriage, and embarks upon an illicit affair with him, with terrible consequences for all. Written by Jonathan Broxton <j.w.broxton@sheffield.ac.uk>

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How far will you go for love? See more »


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Rated R for a strong sex scene, and for language and some violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 May 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A szerelem börtönében See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film's working title was "The Prisoner". See more »

Goofs

Rachael closes a door after removing a metal box, but it is shown open soon after. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Simon: [on answering machine] Rachel, hi, it's it's Simon. Um, I don't know how long you've got this flat for, but it's nice, so it's okay. I know you don't want to, but we've really got to talk about our house, and fix the price. I've tried calling you at work. Please ring back.
[Rachel holds her nose and plunges under the bath water]
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Edited into Screen Two: Captives (1996) See more »

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Very good! Tension and sexual chemistry in abundance.
7 May 2000 | by Jen-49See all my reviews

I probably wouldn't have rented it if I realized it was a woman having an affair with a prisoner, so I'm glad I didn't know that or I would have missed out on this very good movie. As it was, it turned out to be more of what I expected - two people who had been drawn together by sexual chemistry being bonded together from a shared adversity. And the sexual chemistry and tension between Roth and Ormond (or, technically, their characters as portrayed by the two excellent actors) is very strong. This is one hot movie, and it manages to be so with no nudity (although, it does have a sex scene). The movie also keeps tension throughout by showing various people noticing them. That way, you really can't be sure who their future threat will be.


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