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Still (2014)

Set in North London, 'Still' is a gritty and atmospheric thriller about the violent disintegration of a man and father. Tom Carver (Aidan Gillen) is a man stumbling blindly towards a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Aidan Gillen ... Tom Carver
Jonathan Slinger ... Ed
Elodie Yung ... Christina
Amanda Mealing ... Rachel
Sonny Green Sonny Green ... Carl
Kate Ashfield ... Margaret
Clive Russell ... Detective Penton
Joseph Duffy Joseph Duffy ... Jimmy
Sam Hazeldine ... Josh
Sarah Niles ... Headmistress M. Jones
Caroline Ford ... Sussanna
Pedro Caxade ... Luca
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eddie Bagayawa ... Police Officer 1 (as Eddie Ruben)
Hannah Blamires Hannah Blamires ... Punter in a Bar
Chris Cowlin Chris Cowlin ... Punter in a Bar (as Christopher Cowlin)
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Set in North London, 'Still' is a gritty and atmospheric thriller about the violent disintegration of a man and father. Tom Carver (Aidan Gillen) is a man stumbling blindly towards a crossroad in his life, thrown out of focus by the death of his teenage son a year earlier. He becomes involved in a feud with a teenage gang after a seemingly harmless collision with a young kid. As the feud becomes more horrifying, Carver's world starts to unravel forcing him to make decisions that will change his life forever. Written by Anonymous

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Megnyugvás See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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£500,000 (estimated)
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This film treats you like an adult, powerful depiction of how easy it is to lose a grip on reality given the wrong circumstances.
21 November 2014 | by dr-v-pageSee all my reviews

First to declare a conflict of interest, I have invested in this film because I saw the original play 10 or more years before and left the theatre awestruck (still have the programme). It is 10 times better on the big screen. It was made on a ridiculously small budget but watching it you would never know, it was made by a cast and crew who knew it was a film that, given a chance, would stand out with money given with belief that this is special. It starts claustrophobic and an event of injustice maybe an inevitability as a series of meetings, conversations and events take place but throughout there is the understated complexity of what it is like to be human. Real people making choices, some good, some bad, presented so the audience can understand, empathise, be frustrated and care. It is gripping. The performances all do the film justice, in particular the women and the two male leads (Aiden Gillen excelled). Watch with a few friends, I guarantee you will disagree on why which character did what when they did and you will want to watch it again (just to check you were right, but maybe you weren't?)


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