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Suspension of Disbelief (2012)

TV-MA | | Thriller | 19 July 2013 (UK)
Martin is a successful writer whose wife suddenly disappeared. During a film shoot fifteen years later, Martin meets Angelique, who disappears the same night. The next day, police find her dead body and a mysterious investigation begins.

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Mike Figgis

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Mike Figgis
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sebastian Koch ... Martin
Lotte Verbeek ... Therese / Angelique
Emilia Fox ... Claire Jones
Rebecca Night ... Sarah
Eoin Macken ... Greg
Lachlan Nieboer ... Dominic
Frances de la Tour ... Nesta
Julian Sands ... DCI Hackett
Kenneth Cranham ... Bullock
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paris Arrowsmith ... Paramount Executive
Jessica Chamberlain ... Maggie
Samantha Coughlan ... Alpha Paramount Executive
Ginny Dee Ginny Dee ... Police Officer
Sophia Del Pizzo ... Student
Gemma Dempsey ... Hotel Receptionist
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Martin is a successful writer whose wife suddenly disappeared. During a film shoot fifteen years later, Martin meets Angelique, who disappears the same night. The next day, police find her dead body and a mysterious investigation begins.

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Thriller

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 July 2013 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Gefährliche Begierde See more »

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London, England, UK See more »

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Polka From The Age Of Gold Op.22
Performed by Andre Kostelanetz and His Orchestra (as Andre Kostelanetz & His Orchestra)
Composed by Dmitri Shostakovich
By Permission of Boosey & Hawkes Led, An Imagem Company
© 1966 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
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Nice slow thriller that sometimes gets lost
16 July 2013 | by russell_anamSee all my reviews

I saw this during a screening in Prince Charles Cinema in Leicester Square. I will confess that I don't normally watch independent movies and have no idea about the director's previous work. I wasn't expecting much. The shots, lighting and environment were pretty good, the editing was good too. Considering the limited budget and that they made this movie in 22 days I think the movie is pretty good. But having said that if I judge this movie neutrally I would say it's an average plus. The plot resolves around a death of a pretty (and lost?) girl. The whole plot resolves around this and sometimes becomes too boring and lagging. The director has tried hard to make this like an art movie but sometimes the artistic expressions don't make any sense. There is some nudity and sex in the movie but they are neither erotic, not do their presence contribute to the movie in any way so I don't see the point of having those. It feels like they just wanted some skin in the movie. Still the movie is enjoyable. The major complain I have about this movie is that it does not give you a satisfactory ending or a proper ending with answers. I really dislike open ended movies that leave the conclusion to the viewers and if you are like me you will not like the ending too.


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