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Complicity (2000)

Cameron Colley is a young Scottish journalist, with an interest in exposing the wrongs committed by the rich and powerful. Life is comfortable enough but uneventful, until someone starts ... See full summary »

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Gavin Millar

Writers:

Iain Banks (novel), Bryan Elsley
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jonny Lee Miller ... Cameron Colley
Brian Cox ... Inspector McDunn
Keeley Hawes ... Yvonne
Paul Higgins ... Andy
Jason Hetherington Jason Hetherington ... William
Bill Paterson ... Wallace Byatt
Samuel West ... Neil
Laura Ellis Laura Ellis ... McCormack's mistress
Alan Sinclair Alan Sinclair ... Sir Toby McCormack
Alex Norton ... Kenny Garnet
Valerie Edmond Valerie Edmond ... Josephine Boyle
Paul Young Paul Young ... Frank
Katy Hale Katy Hale ... Librarian
Alex Purves Alex Purves ... Persimmon
Rachael Stirling ... Claire
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Cameron Colley is a young Scottish journalist, with an interest in exposing the wrongs committed by the rich and powerful. Life is comfortable enough but uneventful, until someone starts murdering the people in his articles in gruesome ways based on their misdeeds. All the evidence points to Cameron, but is he guilty? Written by Simon Shearn <simon@frieth.demon.co.uk>

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Thriller | Drama

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Rated R for graphic violence, strong sexuality, language and drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 July 2000 (Iceland) See more »

Also Known As:

Retribution See more »

Filming Locations:

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color
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The film received National Lottery funding via the Arts Council. See more »

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Pumping on Your Stereo
Written by Rob Coombes, Michael Quinn, Gaz Coombes & Daniel Goffey
Performed by Supergrass
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* * * out of 4.
18 May 2004 | by brandonsites1981See all my reviews

Vile, violent, but intelligent thriller about a writer for an expose newspaper shocked to discover that everybody he was going to ruin in the press is turning up dead and all the clues point to him as the killer.

The premise may not sound like much, but just give this film a chance and watch it. You'll be surprised. It goes in directions that you would never expect, yet they are all credible. It also doesn't go for the easy answers in trying to wrap up it's little mystery. As good as the whole film was I never expected them to create a good ending for it, but yet again the script surprised me there too. A very good film.

Rated R; Graphic Violence, Profanity, Drug Use, Adult Themes, Sexuality.


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