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The Principles of Lust (2003)

Crippled by his writer's block, Paul enters into a new, exciting relationship with risk-taking Billy and super-sexy Juliette. As it becomes increasingly tangled, however, he must choose one of them over the other.

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Penny Woolcock

Writer:

Penny Woolcock
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alec Newman ... Paul
Sienna Guillory ... Juliette
Marc Warren ... Billy / Hole's husband
Lara Clifton Lara Clifton ... Hole / Billy's wife
Alexander Popplewell Alexander Popplewell ... Harry
Julian Barratt ... Phillip / Juliette's ex-husband
Gwyn Hollis Gwyn Hollis ... Jude (as Gwyne Hollis)
Tommy Yates Tommy Yates ... Bezzer
Colin Nutton Colin Nutton ... Ray (as Skint Eastwood)
Kelli Hollis Kelli Hollis ... Lizzie
Nisha Nayar ... Olivia
Dylan Fielding Dylan Fielding ... Charlie
Mackenzie Crook ... Dan
Ricky Roberts Ricky Roberts ... Jordon
Luke Smedley Luke Smedley ... Robbie
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Crippled by his writer's block, Paul enters into a new, exciting relationship with risk-taking Billy and super-sexy Juliette. As it becomes increasingly tangled, however, he must choose one of them over the other.

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The Sky Lit Up
Written by PJ Harvey
Performed by PJ Harvey
Courtesy of Island Records
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18 October 2015 | by ogden_faheySee all my reviews

Saw this tonight and felt obliged to look up this film online, its apolitical kitchen sink drama for the naughties - or noughties, or whatever - but its more than kitchen sink, its Shakespearian with its symbolism. Poor Britain, it has descended into lad-ism and porn, gone mad between temptation and boredom, the sickness of newsfeed represented by shocking violence, irresponsibility and real games. I'm seriously impressed with the writer who got all this into the script, I "got it" Its not for the faint hearted, a lot of things aren't, but if you're a player, or want to be - well you might be surprised what actually goes on. I hope to see more from this director.


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English

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12 March 2004 (UK) See more »

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