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Driftwood (1997)

R | | Thriller | 28 March 1997 (UK)
When Sarah walks alone along the desolate beach one day she find an unconscious man, who has been brought to land by the waves. When he awakens he doesn't remember anything. He has no name ... See full summary »

Director:

Ronan O'Leary

Writer:

Richard M. Waring (novel)
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Complete credited cast:
James Spader ... The Man
Anne Brochet ... Sarah
Barry McGovern Barry McGovern ... McTavish
Anna Massey ... Mother
Aiden Grennell Aiden Grennell ... Father
Kevin McHugh Kevin McHugh ... Motorcycle Driver
John Cleere John Cleere ... Son
Eamon Rohan Eamon Rohan ... Policeman
Liam Rigney Liam Rigney ... Policeman
Ger Ryan ... Woman
Caroline Grey Caroline Grey ... Woman
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When Sarah walks alone along the desolate beach one day she find an unconscious man, who has been brought to land by the waves. When he awakens he doesn't remember anything. He has no name and no past. His dependence lies on Sarah. A role that makes her forget her loneliness and she decides to therefore lie about their situation... She says that they are situated on an island, where no one can reach them. From now, his life lies in her hands. Written by Fredrik Klasson <fredrik.klasson@telia.com>

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Sometimes being rescued is worse than being left to die.

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Rated R for sexuality and brief violence | See all certifications »

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A poor man's "psycho" .
3 December 2002 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

Do not bother with that!Poor acting(particularly Spader),poor directing,poor cinematography with no sense of space at all.Nudity scenes do not make up for the paucity of the screenplay.The mother trick ,which Alfred HItchcock (and Robert Bloch )invented ,has been used so many times only a very naive viewer will be intrigued.Even the murder recalls "Psycho".Absolutely nothing redeems that.Stay away.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

28 March 1997 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Driftwood - Confiança Inocente See more »

Filming Locations:

Ireland

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Dolby Digital

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