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A Long Way Down ()


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Four people meet on New Year's Eve, and form a surrogate family to help one another with the difficulties of their lives.

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Martin
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Maureen
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Jess
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JJ
Zara White ...
Shanay
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Chas
Evelyn Duah ...
Nurse
Therese Bradley ...
Nurse 2
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Chris
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Reporter
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Matty
Diana Kent ...
Hope
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Penny
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Gladys
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Airline Steward
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Angelo
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Kathy
Christos Tolera ...
Paolo
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Dr. Stephens
Honey Epstein ...
Maisie
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lewis Asquith ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
Kate-Lois Elliott ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
Poppy Epstein ...
Polly (uncredited)
George Hewer ...
Party Goer (uncredited)
Jane Kendrick ...
Ward Sister (uncredited)
Alexander Kozlov ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
Wilhelmina McFadden ...
Tina (uncredited)
James Pimenta ...
Cleaner (uncredited)
Thomas Williamson ...
Party Guest (uncredited)

Directed by

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Pascal Chaumeil ... (directed by)

Written by

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Nick Hornby ... (based on the novel by)
 
Jack Thorne ... (screenplay by)

Produced by

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Christoph Daniel ... executive producer
Finola Dwyer ... producer (produced by)
Nick Hornby ... executive producer
Zygi Kamasa ... executive producer
Caroline Levy ... line producer
Amanda Posey ... producer (produced by)
Marc Schmidheiny ... executive producer
Thorsten Schumacher ... executive producer
Dario Suter ... executive producer

Music by

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Dario Marianelli ... (music by)

Cinematography by

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Ben Davis ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Chris Gill ... (edited by)
Barney Pilling ... (edited by)

Editorial Department

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Michelle Cort ... digital intermediate conform editor
Theresa Crooks ... digital intermediate conform editor
Jo Dixon ... associate editor
Tim Drewett ... digital intermediate conform editor
Francois Kamffer ... digital intermediate coordinator (as François Kamffer)
Lizzie Newsham ... data transfer
Steve Owen ... data transfer
James Panting ... editorial trainee
Alan Pritt ... digital intermediate producer
Tom Sugden ... digital intermediate conform editor
Katelin Westwood ... assistant conform editor

Casting By

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Nina Gold ... (casting by)

Production Design by

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Chris Oddy

Art Direction by

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Gerard Bryan
Paul Toddington

Set Decoration by

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Kate Guyan

Costume Design by

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Odile Dicks-Mireaux

Makeup Department

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Lizzie Davies ... daily makeup artist
Nathaniel De'Lineadeus ... dental FX design and manufacture
Ivy Ermert ... key makeup artist: New York
Joe Hopker ... key make up & hair
Monika Hübert ... makeup and hair:dailies - Mallorca
Satoko Ichinose ... key hair stylist: new york
Chris Lyons ... special effects teeth
Nina Pratley ... daily crowd hair stylist / daily crowd makeup artist

Production Management

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Polly Duval ... post-production supervisor
Hermione Ninnim ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Tom Brewster ... third assistant director
Candy Marlowe ... crowd second assistant director
Eric McGinty ... first assistant director: New York
Melinda Ziyadat ... second assistant director: new york shoot

Art Department

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Kristina Bookall ... graphics
Bryony Bradford ... assistant art director
Jon Colson ... greensman
Garry Dawson ... property master
Kieran Dawson ... props
Kevin Day ... stand-by chargehand prop
Andreas Faltin ... set dresser
Rachel Garlick ... storyboard artist
Gavin Johnson ... greensman
Tim Leadley ... standby carpenter
Paul Robinson ... props
Clare Winkworth ... art department assistant
Darren Wisker ... dressing prop chargehand
Joe Withers ... standby art director

Sound Department

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Hugo Adams ... foley editor
Niv Adiri ... re-recording mixer
Ben Barker ... sound design editor
Duran Darkins ... 2nd boom operator
Gillian Dodders ... supervising sound editor
Glenn Freemantle ... sound designer / supervising sound editor
Glen Gathard ... foley mixer
James Shannon ... dolby sound consultant
Timothy Siddall ... sound mix technician
Michael Sterkin ... sound mixer: b unit (new york)
Jack Stew ... foley artist
Ian Tapp ... re-recording mixer
Mike Tehrani ... adr recordist
George Trevis ... sound maintenance
Martin Trevis ... sound recordist
Dylan Voigt ... boom operator (dailies)
Dmitry Volovik ... boom operator: new york
John St. Denis ... adr recordist (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Andy Collings ... special effects senior technician
John Rafique ... special effects supervisor
Nick Rideout ... special effects coordinator
Alan Senior ... special effects technician
Chris Watson ... special effects technician

Visual Effects by

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Jo Amery ... visual effects artist
Ifor Ashton ... visual effects coordinator
Sebastian Barker ... visual effects supervisor: Sebastian Barker
Joseph Batten ... visual effects artist
Kristaan Alexander Cain ... additional set supervisor (as Kristaan Cain)
Ernest Dios ... digital compositor
Jack Dunn ... roto & cleanup
Erik Ellefsen ... visual effects supervisor
Marko Perendija ... digital compositor
Asa Shoul ... digital colourist
Ryan Tatum ... visual effects artist
Pau Viladot ... visual effects artist
Han-ter Park ... animator (uncredited)
Kylie Stanton ... digital artist: Lexhag (uncredited)

Stunts

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Lloyd Bass ... stunt double (stunt double)
Stephanie Carey ... stunt double: Tuppence Middleton
Kelly Dent ... stunt performer
Guy List ... stunt performer
Tony Lucken ... stunt coordinator
Belinda McGinley ... stunt performer

Camera and Electrical Department

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Will Akbar ... vt operator
Isi Amador Rodríguez ... electrician
Ian Barwick ... additional photography: gaffer
Sergio Bernuzzi ... crane grip: dailies
David Bird ... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Víctor Casasola ... second assistant camera: Mallorca
Claudio Del Gobbo ... dolly grip
Galo Dominguez ... lighting console operator
Nicola Dove ... still photographer
David M. Dunlap ... director of photography: additional principal photography
Paul Edwards ... steadicam operator
Miquel Ferrer ... generator operator: Mallorca
Will Finch ... lighting technician
Paolo Frasson ... key grip
Peter Hodgson ... video playback operator
Tommy Holman ... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Lewis Hume ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Adam Ings ... digital imaging technician: dailies
Michael Kinsella-Perks ... video assistant
Ed Lancaster ... jib operator
Christian Maguire ... crane technician: dailies
Peter Marsden ... digital imaging technician
Tim Neill ... electrician
Tom Percarpio ... gaffer: second unit and re-shoots
Becky Pescod ... camera trainee
James Powell ... grip trainee
Andrew Purdy ... lighting technician
Patrice Renard ... electrician: Mallorca
Sam Renton ... camera operator
Iwan Prys Reynolds ... additional photography: focus puller
Jack Ridout ... lighting technician
David Smith ... gaffer
Willy Spruyite ... electrician: Mallorca
William Spruytte ... electrician
Robert Strait ... digital imaging technician: second unit
John Watters ... "a" camera focus puller
Tim Dean ... libra head technician (uncredited)
Javier Pueyo ... additional electrician: Mallorca (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Solomon Artistes ... extras casting
Lauren Evans ... casting assistant
Theo Park ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Kathryn Blight ... wardrobe mistress
Nigel Egerton ... costume supervisor
Natalie Humphries ... assistant costume designer
Nicole Pitchers ... costume trainee
Rebecca Tredget ... costume daily
Yanika Waters ... costume trainee

Location Management

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Carlos A. Aragon ... location manager
David Bell ... unit manager
Rebecca Davis ... assistant location manager
Giles Edleston ... supervising location manager
Ben Frost ... location assistant: additional crew
Steve Keane ... security and location assistant
Michael McDermott ... location assistant
Nick Oliver ... location manager
Mar Salva ... location assistant: Mallorca Unit
Umberto Schramm ... locations marshall

Music Department

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James Bellamy ... music editor
Paul Clarvis ... musician: percussion soloist
Fiona Cruickshank ... score recordist
John Etheridge ... musician: guitar soloist
Dario Marianelli ... composer: original score
Maggie Rodford ... score coordinator
Kle Savidge ... music supervisor
Paul Terry ... drummer: additional music
Nick Wollage ... score and mix engineer

Transportation Department

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Dean Arlen ... unit driver
Glenn Charter ... unit driver
Ben Dillon ... picture car coordinator
Christopher Free ... facilities hod
Steve Hammick ... prop transport
Nigel Moore ... unit driver
David Rosenbaum Jr. ... transportation

Other crew

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Kim Armitage ... script supervisor
Jacqui Barr ... marketing executive
Sam Barry-Parker ... set production assistant
Craig Barwick ... production accountant
Carles Berot ... trailer and versions producer: advertising and promotions
Lizzie Bravo ... set decoration trainee
Scott Bredengerd ... production secretary: New York
Alex Campbell ... production assistant
Dean Clack ... facilities
Paige Copsey ... on-set location assistant
Andrew Gwyn Davies ... production coordinator
Anna Delchev ... stand-in for Rosamund Pike
Matt DiGennaro ... production assistant: New York
Jonny Eagle ... set production assistant
Martino Frera ... production assistant (as Martino Freras)
Chiara Gelardin ... for hanway films
India Gibbs ... additional set pa
Ruth Hodgson ... completion guarantor
Laura Jackson ... crowd runner
Zorinah Juan ... script supervisor: New York
Vivien Kenny ... floor runner: reshoots / intern at wild gaze flms
James R. Kipping ... production assistant: additional photography
Kelly Maracin Krieg ... dailies
Orysia Kucher ... craft service assistant
Nadiya Luthra ... post-production assistant to producers
Asia Malecka ... assistant to producers
Garry Marriott ... unit medic
Bennett McGhee ... production executive
Tariq Mirza ... production legal
Richard Morrison ... titles designed by
Malcolm Pearce ... health & safety advisor
Jill Rosen ... marketing/pr
Nick Rowell ... assistant
Elizabeth Small ... assistant production co-ordinator (2013) / assistant production coordinator
Ewan Taylor ... second assistant accountant
Liam Thornton ... production assistant
Jane Trower ... first assistant accountant
Dean Wares ... titles designed by

Thanks

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Roxana Adle ... thanks (as Roxanna Adle)
Charlie Dibe ... thanks
David M. Dunlap ... thanks
Tom Ford ... thanks
Andrew Litvin ... thanks
Steve Mercer ... thanks
Richard Payten ... special thanks
Tessa Ross ... thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

On New Year's Eve in London, four strangers find themselves on the roof of a building known for suicides. Martin is a famous talk show host just out of jail, Maureen is a lonely single mother, Jess is young, reckless and heartbroken, and JJ is an American realizing the failures in his life. Through mutual pain and humour, this unlikely group take the long way down and figure out what will keep them alive until Valentine's Day, one step at a time. Written by Anne Campbell

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Taglines Life is looking up. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Up & Down (France)
  • Mejor otro día (Spain)
  • Uma Longa Queda (Brazil)
  • Nauka spadania (Poland)
  • Ilgas kelias žemyn (Lithuania)
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Runtime
  • 96 min
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Budget $12,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Johnny Depp bought the movie rights before the book's initial release. See more »
Goofs When the four are standing on a rooftop in February their breaths can't be seen in the air. This reveals it's in fact a set, shot in room-temperature. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Gary Oldman/Toni Collette/Nick Frost/London Grammar (2014). See more »
Soundtracks Tragedy See more »
Quotes JJ: I don't mind the pain. It's the hope that kills me.
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