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Dangerous Parking (2007)

Noah Arkwright, a successful, hard living and indulgent independent British film director, finally decides to try and defeat the many addictions that are destroying him, his career and the ... See full summary »

Director:

Peter Howitt

Writers:

Stuart Browne (novel), Peter Howitt (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Peter Howitt ... Noah Arkwright
Saffron Burrows ... Claire
Sean Pertwee ... Ray
Rachael Stirling ... Kirstin
Alice Evans ... Etta
Tom Conti ... Doc Baker
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Peter Agnelli ... Party Guest (as Peter Brown)
Adrian Annis ... AA Member
Leandra Ashton Leandra Ashton ... Script girl
Raquel Azevedo Raquel Azevedo ... Connie / Tribeca Twins
Graeme Benson ... AA Member
Caro Breton Caro Breton ... AA Member
Damian Brooke ... AA Member
Nick Bryant Nick Bryant ... Miquado String Quartet / Viola Player
Anthony Carrick ... Judge
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Noah Arkwright, a successful, hard living and indulgent independent British film director, finally decides to try and defeat the many addictions that are destroying him, his career and the people who care for him. But Mother Nature has other tests of strength and character in store for him. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 May 2008 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Comportamento de Risco See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Noah Arkwright: Truth: best drug on the market.
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What an awesome roller-coaster of a movie
21 November 2008 | by TrevskiSee all my reviews

I have read the book after seeing the trailer for the movie and wasn't overawed by it, but last week saw the movie and I have to say that Mr Howitt has created a work of genius.

He has managed to take all the tat out of the book and turn it into one fantastic movie. Admittedly it would be difficult to follow with the time flips if you hadn't read the book and the film is based in the UK as opposed to the US in the most part in the book.

But what a movie. Shocked by the ending, but what a ride all the way there. It was a movie that stayed with me all day the next day after watching it - it made me laugh, cry and feel emotive towards Noah - the anti-hero.

It will be the next Trainspotting for cult status. It was the only film in an awful long time that I wanted to watch again the next day to absorb everything that went on. Peter - you have managed to turn a good book into a wicked movie. I just cannot understand why it wasn't bigger, when you see the tat that the big studios release and earn millions - why was this not one of them? Wonders never cease.

My name is my own!


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