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October Gale (2014)

Unrated | | Drama, Romance, Thriller | 6 March 2015 (USA)
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A doctor takes in a mysterious man who washes ashore at her remote cottage with a gunshot wound. Quickly they both learn the killer has arrived to finish the job, while a storm has cut them off from the mainland.

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Ruba Nadda

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Ruba Nadda
2 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete credited cast:
Patricia Clarkson ... Helen
Scott Speedman ... William
Tim Roth ... Tom
Aidan Devine ... Al Tessier
Eric Murdoch ... Henry
Callum Keith Rennie ... James
Billy MacLellan ... Ed the Marina Guy
Dani Kind ... Wait Staff
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A doctor takes in a mysterious man who washes ashore at her remote cottage with a gunshot wound. Quickly they both learn the killer has arrived to finish the job, while a storm has cut them off from the mainland.

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Trivia

Over the back of the chesterfield in the cottage you can see a "Hudson's Bay Blanket". A white blanket with multicolored stripes, this blanket has been a staple in Canadian households, particularly cottages, over the years. See more »

Goofs

On the final scene, while standing face to face in an open space (no buildings or other structures casting shadows), Helen's face is brightly lit by sunlight on her left cheek, while Will is in a dim/uniform light. This suggests they were filmed at different times of the day. See more »

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Stop in Motion
Written by Marco DiFelice, Joshua Pinkerton and Daniel J. Pinkerton
Performed by Central Park (featuring Marco Solo)
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Beautiful and captivating!
11 February 2016 | by lindapelloweSee all my reviews

I found this beautiful little movie very recently and it quickly has become a new favorite. The story and writing, the cast, the location and mood, the dynamics and nuances between characters I found to be all quietly captivating. Patricia Clarkson and Scott Speedman, playing their parts with 'Canadian restraint' are perfect in their roles, and Tim Roth, as ever, is utterly authentic as the British undesirable. October Gale, in my humble opinion, should be watched as a love story rather than as a thriller . . . and the naysayers who have given it the thumbs down, should perhaps view it again with a different mindset. I loved it!


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Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 March 2015 (USA) See more »

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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