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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)
2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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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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Written by Cross, Marsden, Marsden, Stretch
Performed by (We Are) Performance
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Boring and pretentious
15 May 2010 | by rubenmSee all my reviews

I went to see this film because it was described as being "young and fresh". Afterwards, I can only say it is boring and pretentious. There is no story to speak of, no dialogue apart from some vague conversations, no character development, no point.

There is, on the other hand, a lot of loud music by bands I don't know (but are undoubtedly very hip), there are a lot of images of young people uttering would-be philosophical wisecracks, and there is a lot of partying, drinking and smoking going on.

This could be a sort of nouvelle vague-ish, real life document about young people and the way they live, but I'm afraid it utterly fails. Or maybe I'm too old for this sort of film.

There is one plus: wonderful Belgian actress Déborah François.


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