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Middleton's Changeling (1998)

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Based on the 17th Century play, this modernization finds a young man in love with a woman who is promised to another. Pleading with her man-servant to murder her pledged, he in turn ... See full summary »

Director:

Marcus Thompson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ian Dury ... De Flores
Amanda Ray-King Amanda Ray-King ... Beatrice Joanna
Colm O'Maonlai Colm O'Maonlai ... Alsemero
Richard Mayes Richard Mayes ... Vermandero
Guy Williams Guy Williams ... Alonso
Billy Connolly ... Alibius
Campbell Morrison Campbell Morrison ... Lollio
Moya Brady Moya Brady ... Isabella
Leo Wringer Leo Wringer ... Jasperino
Joe Dixon ... Franciscus
Duncan Duff ... Antonio
Julia Tarnoky Julia Tarnoky ... Diaphanta
James Maker James Maker ... Tomazo
John Cooper Clarke John Cooper Clarke ... The Poet
Vivian Stanshall Vivian Stanshall ... Himself
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Based on the 17th Century play, this modernization finds a young man in love with a woman who is promised to another. Pleading with her man-servant to murder her pledged, he in turn blackmails her into a night with her. But she switches her maid in her bed, which sets off a bloodbath. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Official Sites:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Also Known As:

The Changeling See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Rankcolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Connections

Version of BBC Play of the Month: The Changeling (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

The Changeling Theme
by Gary Moore
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Bizarre, but Wonderful...
16 November 2008 | by Kino-XSee all my reviews

I have just seen this film for the first time from a friends recommendation, and I can say it was a joy to see!! It breaks all the rules and is a thinking persons film...It is well worth seeing...Amanda Ray King is stunning in the role of Beatrice & totally original. Billy Connolly is also good in his brief but well cast appearance as Alibius...and hat's off to the late great Ian Drury as De Flores.

Having seen this film I have would love to see more of Thompson's work, especially, 'A Place To Stay'. Where can I get this film as I have looked everywhere?

All I can say to this director is...More!! More!!


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