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The Safe House (2002)

The brutal murder on her parents leaves daughter and only witness, Finn, injured and traumatised. The police places her at the remote house of trauma psychologist, Dr. Sam Graham. As Finn ... See full summary »

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Simon Massey

Writers:

Sean French (novel) (as Nicci French), Nicci Gerrard (as Nicci French) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Geraldine Somerville ... Dr. Sam Graham
Phil Davis ... Det. Inspector Baird
Robert Bathurst ... Dr. Adam Daley (as Robert Bathhurst)
Kelly Reilly ... Fiona 'Finn' MacKenzie
Sean Gleeson Sean Gleeson ... Danny Hyde (as Seán Gleeson)
David Horovitch ... Dr. Henderson
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Heather Cave Heather Cave ... Kirsty
Flaminia Cinque ... Mrs. Ferrer
Richard Dixon ... Kale
Beth Fitzgerald Beth Fitzgerald ... Teacher
Jason Hall Jason Hall ... Policeman 1
Geoffrey Hutchings Geoffrey Hutchings ... Det. Supt. Bill Matthews
Emily Keston Emily Keston ... Elsie
Laura-Jane Keston Laura-Jane Keston ... Elsie (as Laura Jane Keston)
Isobel Middleton Isobel Middleton ... Sarah
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The brutal murder on her parents leaves daughter and only witness, Finn, injured and traumatised. The police places her at the remote house of trauma psychologist, Dr. Sam Graham. As Finn begins to recover, the cleaner who had first discovered the murdered couple dies suspiciously. When Finn and Sam's boyfriend, Danny, disappears, Sam must put herself and her little daughter at risk to uncover the truth. Written by Signy

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 October 2002 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

En lieu sûr See more »

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Alibi Pictures See more »
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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Superb suspenseful thriller
16 August 2001 | by ehamartensSee all my reviews

Excellent performances and well-chosen locations build up the tension throughout this film. I particularly liked the eerie dark side of the character Finn. It's a pity the actress who plays Finn is not mentioned as a cast menber on the IMDB website.

I like thrillers by authors like Tim Krabbe, Elizabeth George and Stephen King. The thriller which was shown the next day on BBC "What they did that night" was also a class apart: very tense, nice locations: comparable to "The Safe House".


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