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Chromophobia (2005)

A bourgeois family slowly comes apart at the seams.

Director:

Martha Fiennes

Writer:

Martha Fiennes
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Chaplin ... Trent
Penélope Cruz ... Gloria
Ralph Fiennes ... Stephen Tulloch
Ian Holm ... Edward Aylesbury
Rhys Ifans ... Colin
Damian Lewis ... Marcus Aylesbury
Kristin Scott Thomas ... Iona Aylesbury
Harriet Walter ... Penelope Aylesbury
Anthony Higgins ... Geoffrey Wharton
Archie Panjabi ... Sarita
Michelle Gomez ... Bushey (as Michele Gormez)
Clem Tibber ... Orlando Aylesbury
Sasha Hailey Sasha Hailey ... Eve
Christopher Simpson ... Derek
Bronson Webb ... Hendrix
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Storyline

Every family has its secrets and tries to hold them hidden within domestic walls. However, those of the family of Marcus Aylesbury (Damian Lewis) are about to become public because of the family's long-time friend Trent (Ben Chaplin), a journalist faithful to his ideals who, put under pressure by his editor, is looking for a "sexy-scoop". Written by johnnyber

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Taglines:

Don't live your life in black and white.

Genres:

Drama

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Trivia

Dame Kristin Scott Thomas and Ralph Fiennes appeared in The English Patient (1996) and The Invisible Woman (2013). See more »

Quotes

Trent: Don't eat the fish unless you want your kids to have gills.
Marcus Aylesbury: What's wrong with it?
Trent: Oh don't get me going. It's got growth hormones, antibiotics, carcinogenic PCBs...
Marcus Aylesbury: I presume the soap box you preach from is made from sustainable resources.
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Written and performed by David Bowie
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beautifully shot film with interesting storyline
29 November 2007 | by bobandtupSee all my reviews

I totally disagree with the negative comments I have read about the film Chromophobia. I went to see the film with no preconceptions at all and I came away feeling I had had a thoroughly entertaining evening. The film was fairly bleak in parts but I came away feeling positive and uplifted.

The characters were complex and the script kept them totally believable. There was contrast in the subject matter and storyline as well as in way it was filmed. I think there were some highly ambitious ideas explored in the movie.

The pace was perfectly pitched and hit the emotional level it was trying to achieve. The cinematography was superb and the music pulled the whole movie together. I felt the film was not a showcase for famous actors but rather a way to use their talent in a very modest way. The casting was spot on and created the opportunity to give the actors some challenging work.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

10 May 2006 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Хромофобия See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$489,046
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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