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A Risk Worth Taking (2008)

A woman caring for her terminally ill husband who she loves dearly develops feelings for his best friend who has come to assist her with their business. Will she resist the temptation?

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Paul Seed

Writers:

Robin Pilcher (novel), Matthew Thomas
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Muriel Baumeister Muriel Baumeister ... Katie Trenchard
Rachael Reilly Rachael Reilly ... Isla Trenchard
James Wilby ... Patrick Trenchard
Tim Dutton ... Dan Porter
Ian Sexon Ian Sexon ... Dan's Boss
Olivia Hallinan ... Josie Porter
Jonathan Day Espinosa Jonathan Day Espinosa ... Antonio
Dougal Lee Dougal Lee ... Big Pete
Brian Pettifer ... Maxwell Borthwick
Gillian Dodds Gillian Dodds ... Maria
Peter Ashdown Peter Ashdown ... Corporate Man
Jacqui Prentice Jacqui Prentice ... Corporate Woman
Finlay McLean Finlay McLean ... Old Fisherman
Sandra McNeeley Sandra McNeeley ... Dr. Andrews
Roger G. Bowmer Roger G. Bowmer ... Dr. Andrews
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A woman caring for her terminally ill husband who she loves dearly develops feelings for his best friend who has come to assist her with their business. Will she resist the temptation?

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Country:

Germany | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 May 2008 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Megéri a kockázatot See more »

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References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

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Gentle love story about the complexities of relationships.
22 June 2012 | by fbr1066See all my reviews

Having read the previous two reviews, I have to wonder whether the bad review was actually about the same film, but I guess if you're looking for obvious, signposted, badly written and acted, soap-style melodrama, this film probably isn't for you.

I found it subtle, simple, well acted and sensitively handled, particularly the aspects about terminal illness and how it devastates families. The main characters were believable and certainly *did* have chemistry.

I also enjoyed the beautiful scenery of Dumfries & Galloway and found this a great compliment to the film.


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