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Desire (2009)

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An intense psychodrama which explores the link between sex and creativity through the story of a screenwriter whose main character threatens to take over not just his creative life but his sanity. Is she muse, lover or thief?


Gareth Jones


Gareth Jones
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Credited cast:
Pandora Jones Pandora Jones ... Sesame
Raphael Jones Raphael Jones ... Randall
Tella Kpomahou Tella Kpomahou ... Nene
Oscar Pearce Oscar Pearce ... Ralph
Adam Slynn Adam Slynn ... Darren
Daisy Smith Daisy Smith ... Phoebe
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Desire is the risk we take to discover what's real...




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Release Date:

4 March 2011 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Želja See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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Scenario Films See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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