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Prevenge (2016)

TV-MA | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 24 March 2017 (USA)
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Widow Ruth is seven months pregnant when, believing herself to be guided by her unborn baby, she embarks on a homicidal rampage, dispatching anyone who stands in her way.

Director:

Alice Lowe

Writer:

Alice Lowe
2 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alice Lowe ... Ruth
Dan Renton Skinner Dan Renton Skinner ... Mr. Zabek
Jo Hartley ... Midwife
Tom Davis ... DJ Dan
Leila Hoffman ... Dan's Mum
Kate Dickie ... Ella
Kayvan Novak ... Tom
Mike Wozniak Mike Wozniak ... Josh
Tom Meeten ... Zac
Marc Bessant Marc Bessant ... Matt
Gemma Whelan ... Len
Della Moon Synnott Della Moon Synnott ... Baby
Grace Calder ... Yoga Instructor
Eileen Davies ... Jill
Elen Rattenbury Elen Rattenbury ... Girl in Park
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Widow Ruth is seven months pregnant when, believing herself to be guided by her unborn baby, she embarks on a homicidal rampage, dispatching anyone who stands in her way.

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Killing for Two


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Trivia

Alice Lowe thought up the premise for this movie when she was very pregnant, and no-one would hire her in any other roles. See more »

Goofs

When Ruth is lying in bed looking at a photograph of her late husband, the photograph she holds in her hands is different between shots (he is sitting in one and standing in the other). See more »

Quotes

Ruth: Kids these days are really spoilt. It's like, "mummy, I want a PlayStation! Mummy, I want you to kill that man!"
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Connections

Featured in Film 2017: Episode #46.3 (2017) See more »

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Symphony No. 6 in F, Op.68
Pastoral""
Performed by Sinfonia Varsovia, Conducted by Yehudi Menuhin
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Licensed Courtesy of Warner Music UK Ltd
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Pretty decent
4 July 2017 | by dissident320See all my reviews

There's some fun to be had here with this dark comedy. A pregnant woman goes on a murdering spree on the people involved in her unborn child's father's climbing death. A movie like this could have been completely unwatchable so I appreciate that they got the tone just right. The child speaks to her from the womb but it never gets completely goofy. The violence she commits is brutal and bloody and it doesn't attempt to trivialize or justify their deaths.

Despite that, there is entertainment to be had as the more she kills the more unhinged she becomes. At times it's an almost playful performance from Alice Lowe who also wrote and directed it. Overall a respectable movie. Nicely shot considering it was done in under 2 weeks.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 March 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Prevenge See more »

Filming Locations:

Cardiff, Wales, UK See more »

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Budget:

GBP80,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$103,885
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2.35 : 1
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