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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 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 are about to become public because of the family's long-time friend Trent, 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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Don't live your life in black and white.

Genres:

Drama

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UK | France | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 May 2006 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Хромофобия See more »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Stephen Tulloch: So, how are you Gorgeous?
Iona Aylesbury: Well, I'm seeing a woman with a mustache about my parenting flaws and my residual bulimia. And I'm doing autogenic self-hypnosis to try to keep the low self esteem at bay. I'm getting back to work and - But anyway, it's just really exciting for me at the moment because I am beginning to find the real me.
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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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