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Irresistible (2006)

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A wife and mother is consumed by the thought that her husband's co-worker is trying to win him away from her and their family.

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Ann Turner

Writer:

Ann Turner
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Susan Sarandon ... Sophie
Sam Neill ... Craig
Emily Blunt ... Mara
Charles 'Bud' Tingwell ... Sam (as Bud Tingwell)
William McInnes ... Jimmy
Georgie Parker ... Jen
Terry Norris Terry Norris ... Magistrate
Joanna Hunt-Prokhovnik Joanna Hunt-Prokhovnik ... Elly
Lauren Mikkor Lauren Mikkor ... Ruby
Heather Mitchell Heather Mitchell ... Rina
Jill Forster ... Helen
Joelene Crnogorac ... Anastasia
Geneviève Picot ... Mara's Nurse
Carolyn Bock Carolyn Bock ... Sophie's Nurse
Alethea McGrath Alethea McGrath ... Maggie
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Storyline

Sophie Hartley is convinced that she is being stalked. She becomes increasingly certain that her husband's beautiful co-worker, Mara, wants her children, her husband and her life. But no one believes Sophie. Forced to prove her sanity, Sophie grows increasingly paranoid - but is she imagining things? Sophie becomes completely caught up in her obsession, turning stalker herself - and makes a discovery more frightening than her worst fear. Written by InTandem Films

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Taglines:

Deep Secrets. Dark Obsession. Deadly Seduction. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violent content, language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 November 2006 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

Identidade Roubada See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Susan Sarandon worked on the script with writer/director Ann Turner for six months before principal photography began in Australia (from early March 2005 through late April 2005). See more »

Goofs

Near the beginning of the film, you see Sophie touching up the painting inside the owl's eye. The next shot clearly shows her over-blacken part of the white in its eye. In the next scene, it is untouched. See more »

Connections

References The Crush (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Tell Me Lies
(Christine McVie / Eddy Quintela (as Eddie Quintela))
BMG Songs Inc / BMG Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd
Performed by Susie Ahern
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pleasantly surprised
21 September 2006 | by postmanwhoalwaysringstwiceSee all my reviews

I was pleasantly surprised by "Irresistible", which turned out to be a deftly made thriller with just enough twists and turns to keep the viewer guessing. Some were a bit more predictable than others, and others really came from left field and will likely be the dividing point on this one, but it was a surprisingly enjoyable view. What seems to begin as a genre piece leaning heavily on the excellent 1940's films "Gaslight" really mentally becomes three different parallel story lines. The questions that stick in your mind throughout much of the film and offer those three simultaneous scenarios are due to a first rate performance by Susan Sarandon. A lesser actress would have been a complete embarrassment in this film, but her no holds barred presence builds up what could have been a little throwaway flick.


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