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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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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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A secret is not safe if the truth has a witness. See more »


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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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Dolby Digital

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Color

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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

When Sophie is reading the letter addressed to Mara, the address given is Middle Park, 3185, Victoria. The post code for Middle Park is 3206, not 3185. 3185 is the post code for Ripponlea. 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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Very well crafted and unique film with a poor title
11 June 2006 | by princephotoSee all my reviews

Despite what the previous reviewer said this is a very good film. The excellent globally known actors ( Sarandon and Neill ) portray their characters with subtle, very believable nuance and the virtual newcomer Emily Blunt plays off them like a seasoned vet. With great actors in place all you need is a good story to flesh out and this one hits the mark. Is Sarandon paranoid or is something or someone really unraveling her life, marriage and sense of what's real ? The trip to what happens is worth every second on screen and the ending not only has a twist but a second subtle and more mysterious twist right at the end that turns your first conclusions upside down. This film is well set up for a sequel (which I doubt will happen due to its release straight to video in the U.S>) but also stands very well on its own. Emily Blunt is a new actress with great talent and will surely become a big name once her work gets more exposure. The movie is well worth seeing if for nothing else than its very unique unresolved double twist ending.


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