Search - The Intended on DVD

The Intended
The Intended
Actors: JJ Feild, Janet McTeer, Brenda Fricker, Olympia Dukakis, Tony Maudsley
Director: Kristian Levring
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama
R     2004     1hr 50min


Larger Image

Movie Details

Actors: JJ Feild, Janet McTeer, Brenda Fricker, Olympia Dukakis, Tony Maudsley
Director: Kristian Levring
Creators: Janet McTeer, Jens Schlosser, Kristian Levring, Andrew McClelland, Bob Berney, Malene Blenkov, Patricia Kruijer, Sally Hibbin
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 12/28/2004
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2002
Release Year: 2004
Run Time: 1hr 50min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English

Similar Movies

Director: Maggie Greenwald
   PG-13   2003   1hr 49min
The King Is Alive
Director: Kristian Levring
   R   2002   1hr 50min
Portrait of a Marriage
Director: Stephen Whittaker
   NR   2006   3hr 39min
O Jerusalem
   R   2009   1hr 41min
Director: Gavin O'Connor
   PG-13   2000   1hr 42min

Similarly Requested DVDs

The Shawshank Redemption
Director: Frank Darabont
   R   1999   2hr 22min
Special Edition
Director: Oliver Stone
   R   2001   2hr 0min
Requiem for a Dream
Director's Cut
Director: Darren Aronofsky
   UR   2001   1hr 42min
Gosford Park
Director: Robert Altman
   R   2002   2hr 17min
The Office - The Complete First Series
BBC Edition
Directors: Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant
   NR   2003   3hr 0min
Director: Michael Tollin
   PG   2004   1hr 49min
Two-Disc Widescreen Edition
Director: Wolfgang Petersen
   R   2005   2hr 43min
Vera Drake
   R   2005   2hr 5min
The Interpreter
Full Screen Edition
   PG-13   2005   2hr 8min

Movie Reviews

Robin Simmons | Palm Springs area, CA United States | 01/14/2005
(3 out of 5 stars)

"From the Danish Film Institute, INTENDED (New Video Group) is Kristian Levring's sexually charged, jungle noir set in 1924 Malaysia. Fleeing eastern European depression, high-minded Sarah (co-writer Janet Mcteer) and her younger lover Hamish arrive at a small ivory trading post deep in the jungle where they hope to earn their fortune for a new life.

But the colony is an oppressive prison for which there is literally no escape during the months when the river runs dry.

This exotic melodrama tracks the rippling effect -- greed, madness and murder -- that Sarah and Hamish unleash on themselves and this remote community of lost souls.

Good acting but the story is too somber and gloomy.
Linda Linguvic | New York City | 02/05/2005
(2 out of 5 stars)

"This 2002 film is set in an unnamed dark outpost in Borneo in 1924. The small group of Brits there run an ivory trading business. Into this outpost comes a young man and his fiancé, played by Janet McTeer. The fact that they are not married and she is quite a bit older than him is not lost on the small group which consists of a matriarchal woman who runs the business, her demented adult son and his aging and slightly crazy former nanny played by Olympia Dukakis. There's also a priest who seems to have spent too many years there and a criminal-type nephew who would like to run the business. The setting is dark and mysterious and the story is somber. There's cruelty, murder, insanity and suicide without one bit of lightness in the constant gloom. Yes, the acting is excellent and that is what made me keep watching, but it's such a dismal view of the world that there is no way I can recommend this film to anyone. See it at your own risk."