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Still Life ()


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A council case worker looks for the relatives of those found dead and alone.

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John May
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Kelly Stoke
Karen Drury ...
Mary
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Council Manager
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Shakthi
David Shaw Parker ...
Billy Stoke's Caretaker
Michael Elkin ...
Caretaker
Ciaran McIntyre ...
Jumbo
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Homeless Man
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Homeless Man
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Morgue Attendant
Leon Silver ...
Crematorium Attendant
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Prison Officer
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Garry
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Lucy
William Hoyland ...
Priest 2
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Miss Pilger
Andrew Ashford ...
Cemetery Attendant
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Unhappy Neighbour
Paddy O'Reilly ...
Dog Owner
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Train Worker
Rosie Kosky-Hensman ...
Lover Girl
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Young Soldier
Aaron Ishmael ...
Factory Worker
Rose-Marie Christian ...
Serving Girl
Colin Hoult ...
Cemetery Manager
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stuart Bailey ...
Mourner
Hannah Blamires ...
Passer By
Daniel Braveboy ...
Cemetery Attendant
Mike Burton Phillipson ...
Funeral guest
Mike Collins ...
Ghost
Louis Cooper Robinson ...
Bored Youth
Al Cowie ...
Priest
Chris Cowlin ...
Bus Passenger
Alexander Eldimiati ...
Angry Italian Waiter (as Alex Eldimiati)
James a FitzGerald ...
Pub Customer
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Funeral Guest
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Disgruntled Train Passenger
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Police Chief Superintendant
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Priest
Richard Herdman ...
Funeral Mourner
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Train Platform shop Patron
Mike Linnane ...
Snooker Player
Shaun Lucas ...
Train Passenger
Calisto Machado ...
Passenger at bus stop
Ian Mann ...
Priest
Taisie Mccallum ...
Lady on train platform
Jesmond Murray ...
Mourner
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Smoking Man
Elise Quevedo ...
Pub punter
Mike Ray ...
Cemetery Attendant
Chris Repps ...
Funeral Guest
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Priest
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Dishevelled Drunk
James Singer ...
Mate
Kyla Wight ...
Beth
Celine Jedidi ...
Ghost (uncredited)
Al Sawyer ...
Churchyard Ghost (uncredited)

Directed by

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Uberto Pasolini

Written by

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Uberto Pasolini ... ()

Produced by

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Michael S. Constable ... line producer
Ceri Hughes ... co-producer
Uberto Pasolini ... producer
Marco Valerio Pugini ... associate producer
Christopher Simon ... producer
Barnaby Southcombe ... executive producer
Felix Vossen ... producer

Music by

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Rachel Portman

Cinematography by

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Stefano Falivene

Film Editing by

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Gavin Buckley
Tracy Granger

Editorial Department

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Guerrino Di Benedetto ... colorist
John Dwelly ... first assistant editor

Casting By

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Susie Figgis

Production Design by

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Lisa Hall ... (as Lisa Marie Hall)

Costume Design by

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Pam Downe

Makeup Department

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Karen Finch ... makeup artist
Sophie Rowatt ... makeup artist
Emma J. Slater ... hair and make-up designer (as Emma Slater)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Albert Grégoire ... third assistant director
Joe Hornsey ... second assistant director
Matthew Jones ... third assistant director
Alex Mercer ... first assistant director
Rachel Stacey ... floor runner

Art Department

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Jamie Bishop ... props
Stéphane Daoust ... set dresser
Martyn Doust ... property master
Maxwell Fine ... art department trainee
Elizabeth Garton ... art department trainee
Louis Grant ... art department trainee
Dec Hardy ... art department daily
Lily McLean ... art department trainee
Celina Norris ... petty cash buyer
Oliver Reynolds ... art department trainee
Lisa Rust ... props
Alexandra Slade ... stand-by props
Carole Theriault ... art department coordinator
Caitlin Thompson ... production buyer
Dave Tincombe ... set dresser
Andy Young ... art department trainee

Sound Department

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Frank Barlow ... boom operator
Sandy Buchanan ... foley editor
Paul Cotterell ... dialogue editor
Robert Farr ... re-recording mixer
Allan Fung ... supervising sound editor
Greg Hagen ... boom operator
Kieron Wolfson ... sound recordist (as Kieron Teather)
Robert Karlsson ... dolby sound consultant (uncredited)

Visual Effects by

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Daniele Aliberti ... visual effects artist
Stefano Camberini ... digital artist
Stefan Drury ... head of visual effects
James Elster ... digital compositor
Martin Furman ... visual effects: Jellyfish Pictures
Simone Nobili ... digital post-production producer
Jessica Norton ... visual effects producer
Katie Roehrick ... visual effects producer
Sheila Wickens ... visual effects supervisor

Camera and Electrical Department

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Javier Santos Audera ... camera trainee dailies
Adrian Barry ... key grip
Kerry Brown ... still photographer
Matthew J. Hicks ... digital image technician: dailies
Chris Kane ... first assistant camera
Alanna Miejluk ... digital image technician
Ed Miller ... additional stills photographer
Daniel Evans ... camera trainee (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Jamie Edgerton ... extras casting assistant
Johnny Lynch ... additional casting / casting assistant
Lucy Rands ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Emma Rees ... costume supervisor

Location Management

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Louis Cooper Robinson ... location scout
Christopher Hutchins ... assistant location manager
Philip King ... location assistant
Joe Kotroczo ... location manager
Graeme Mackenzie ... location scout
Alexandre Piuze-Gualmini ... key assistant location manager
Tim Preston ... location assistant

Music Department

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Jeff Atmajian ... orchestrator
Chris Cozens ... auricle control systems
Jeremy Murphy ... recordist

Script and Continuity Department

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Rebecca Sheridan ... script supervisor
Lucy Ward ... script supervisor: additional

Transportation Department

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Ted Leaning ... driver

Other crew

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Carles Berot ... trailer and versions producer: advertising and promotions
Louis Cooper Robinson ... unit manager
Federica De Sanctis ... press: BIM
Filiz-Theres Erel ... production assistant
Kasia Malipan ... production coordinator
Jan Pearson ... head of development for embargo films
Viviana Ronzitti ... press: Italy
Dorothee Stoewahse ... press: international
Lucy Ward ... script supervisor: dailies

Thanks

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Giuseppe Basso ... thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Still Life is a poignant, quixotic tale of life, love and the afterlife. Meticulous and organized to the point of obsession, John May (Eddie Marsan) is a council worker charged with finding the next of kin of those who have died alone. When his department is downsized, John must up his efforts on his final case, taking him on a liberating journey that allows him to start living life at last. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines For John May, life is looking up. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Une belle fin (France)
  • Mr. May und das Flüstern der Ewigkeit (Germany)
  • Nunca es demasiado tarde (Spain)
  • Nematomas gyvenimas (Lithuania)
  • Tihožitja (Slovenia)
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Runtime
  • 92 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia The song played at the Greek left-handed bouzouki player's funeral (second in order at the start of the movie) is Misirlou, a song of numerous covers and versions in discography, famously appearing in the Pulp Fiction soundtrack, amongst others. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Episode #44.4 (2015). See more »
Soundtracks Amazing Grace See more »
Quotes Homeless Man: [about Lesley and Billy] You know, they never seemed to talk... They just sat there on a bench together... Well, that's what we all want, isn't it?... A woman to be quiet with.
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