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Unmade Beds (2009)

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The quirky story of Vera and Axl who both live in the same London warehouse but whose paths never cross until fate steps in.

Director:

Alexis Dos Santos

Writers:

Alexis Dos Santos, Marianela Maldonado (collaborating writer)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Déborah François ... Vera
Fernando Tielve ... Axl
Michiel Huisman ... X Ray Man
Iddo Goldberg ... Mike
Richard Lintern ... Anthony Hemmings
Katia Winter ... Hannah
Alexis Dos Santos Alexis Dos Santos ... Alejo
Lucy Tillett Lucy Tillett ... Lucy
Al Weaver ... Kevin
Leonardo Brzezicki ... Lucas
Sinead Dosset Sinead Dosset ... Alice
Tim Plester ... Bookshop customer
Florencia Braier Florencia Braier ... Girl with Spectacles
Yannis Tsitsovits Yannis Tsitsovits ... Young Man in the Pub
Johnny Lambe Johnny Lambe ... Boy in Underwear
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Storyline

Axl wants to find his long-lost father and rediscover his past. Vera just wants to forget hers as she tries to move on from heartbreak. Their stories come together in the melting-pot of 21st century London. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

UK

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English | French | Spanish | Italian

Release Date:

2 September 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Camas deshechas See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

When Vera goes to the cellar the camera follows her. At one point one door (saloon type) slams onto the camera, showing a bright flash. See more »

Quotes

Vera: What are you thinking about? You always hated when I asked that question. It's a tricky question you used to say. That it's an illusion to pretend that we can bridge the gap between your thoughts and mine. For you, every person is like a planet and two different planets can never become one. Two people together will always be: one plus one. I preferred to think of us as bubbles, because when they touch, they merge into one another like when two people make love. But now I know what you meant. ...
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Soundtracks

BEAT A NEW HEART BEAT
Written by Molly Carroll and Lewis Jones
Performed by Plaster of Paris
Recorded live on location
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Unearned epiphanies
16 April 2011 | by paul2001sw-1See all my reviews

Alexis dos Santos' film 'Unmade Beds' is actually really skillfully well made; a pity, then that's it's so damn annoying. It's a tale of impossible beautiful young people living without any visible means of support in a warehouse in Hoxton, smoking lots of cigarettes to an achingly hip soundtrack, and generally getting entangled in each others lives (and bodies). It's also the sort of film where the characters look perpetually soulful and think lots of supposedly deep thoughts. Of course, one thing a film can do is idealise reality, and many of the best movies eventually end with sentimental payoffs; but this film is rife with unearned epiphanies, the whole film is a mood piece with no supporting substance. The poignancy is sham; dos Santos ultimately has nothing to say, although, as he says it rather well, there is hope he might produce something self-indulgent in future.


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