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Actors: Joan Allen, Simon Abkarian, Sam Neill, Shirley Henderson, Wil Johnson
Director: Sally Potter
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama
R     2005     1hr 40min

Betrayed by her politician husband, an American woman living in London begins an affair with a Lebanese immigrant, who was a doctor in Lebanon.


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Actors: Joan Allen, Simon Abkarian, Sam Neill, Shirley Henderson, Wil Johnson
Director: Sally Potter
Creators: Sally Potter, Andrew Fierberg, Cedric Jeanson, Christopher Sheppard, Diane Gelon, Fisher Stevens, Frank Cabrera
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Love & Romance
Studio: Sony Pictures
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen - Dubbed,Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 11/08/2005
Original Release Date: 01/01/2004
Theatrical Release Date: 00/00/2004
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 1hr 40min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English, French
Subtitles: French

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Movie Reviews

S. T. Wood | London.U.K. | 05/12/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Quite the most intelligent DVD I have seen in years. Written immediately after 9/11 it is a moving love story, with witty disalogue. This is real life, political as we all live politics, whether an MP in London, a low wage earner washing up in a big kitchen hotel, or a struggling immigrant. It defines what it is to be human, whoever we are, in a rivetting short moment in the two main characters lives. surprisingly the dialogue is in iambic poetry, but this rarely intrudes as it is spoken so well, and it adds an intensity to the speech. It also has a sort of Greek chorus in the form of a cleaner who sees all without herself being seen or acknowledged. The results is deeply philosophical and makes one think about a huge range of issues,war,love, marriage, immigration, racial prejudice, inequality, teenage difficulties, etc. etc. Camera work is highly creative, unusual angles and even CCTV footage. This is essential viewing .the only problem is `I could only buy Area 1 DVD and that cannot be played in the UK. This is crazy as the film is about London. My early copies were Area 2, so they are about, and well worth the searc h."