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Hold Back the Night (1999)

A young woman joins a group of protesters trying to stop the construction of a highway through a forest with the purpose of having sex with their leader. But when morning comes and the ... See full summary »

Director:

Phil Davis (as Philip Davis)

Writer:

Steve Chambers
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christine Tremarco Christine Tremarco ... Charleen
Stuart Sinclair Blyth ... Declan
Sheila Hancock ... Vera
Richard Platt ... Michael
Julie Ann Watson Julie Ann Watson ... Jackie
Kenneth Colley ... Uncle Bob
Tommy Tiernan Tommy Tiernan ... John
Andrew Livingston Andrew Livingston ... Barman (as Andrew Livingstone)
Bruce Byron Bruce Byron ... Killer's owner
Peter Anders Peter Anders ... Jacob
Lars Oostveen Lars Oostveen ... Torsten
Hannah Bridges Hannah Bridges ... Young Charleen
Robert Stephani Robert Stephani ... Kerb crawler
Bill Denniston Bill Denniston ... Man sleeping rough
Derek Lea ... Guard at protest camp
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A young woman joins a group of protesters trying to stop the construction of a highway through a forest with the purpose of having sex with their leader. But when morning comes and the authorities show up to disband the protesters, she hits a man with a log. This causes the two to have to go on the run. With the help of a sickly, but sympathetic woman, the two slip through police roadblocks. Traveling with her, they learn she is an ex-army lesbian who just wants to see a final sunrise at the Orkney Islands before her death. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Drama

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Country:

UK

Release Date:

10 December 1999 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Detén la noche See more »

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Parallax Pictures See more »
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Soundtracks

Urge to Breath
Written by Peter John Vettese, Sara Jay
Performed by Grand Theft Audio
Vocals: Sara Jay
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21 February 2003 | by berniedoyle1See all my reviews

A beautiful film very which deals with the subjects of death and child abuse in a very sensitive manner. It protrays a very real insight into the lives of lonely people. Wonderful acting from the three main leads. Fabulous Scotish scenery!


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