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Shades of Fear
Shades of Fear
Actors: Vanessa Redgrave, John Hurt, Jonathan Pryce, Dorothy Tutin, Rakie Ayola
Director: Beeban Kidron
Genres: Indie & Art House, Comedy, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
R     2003     1hr 33min

Desire turns deadly as an intricate web of lies and betrayal is revealed on a voyage aboard a luxurious ocean liner. The journey begins when a naive young woman finds romance in the arms of a dashing stranger (Jonathan Pry...  more »


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Actors: Vanessa Redgrave, John Hurt, Jonathan Pryce, Dorothy Tutin, Rakie Ayola
Director: Beeban Kidron
Creators: Remi Adefarasin, John Stothart, Mark Shivas, Matthew Hamilton, Phillippa Giles, Jeanette Winterson
Genres: Indie & Art House, Comedy, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Romantic Comedies, Love & Romance, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: Miramax
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 09/02/2003
Original Release Date: 01/01/1997
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1997
Release Year: 2003
Run Time: 1hr 33min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Look for the forest beyond the trees.
Gary R. Kilburn | Chicagoland | 02/28/2000
(4 out of 5 stars)

"I found this movie to be very uplifting. It isn't just about a girl learning to fly or about her romance on ship board, although those things are elements of the film. It is a message to everyone that in order to live and move forward in life one must let go of the past. One needs to let go of one's fears, and one needs to love regardless of social convention, race, orientation, etc. While the plot did have a lot of angles, it was tied up nicely by the end, and I felt overall it was a film worth watching."
Wow What a Bad Movie
Swanee | 03/08/2006
(1 out of 5 stars)

"The only good thing I can say about this movie is that it was colorful. The island scenes, the flamboyant shipboard sets...etc. However, the story is too stupid to be believed. I believe there is supposed to be some kind of mystery tucked in and amongst all the vapid and shallow subplots but you will find your mind wandering so often you will not be able to figure out what the mystery is.

Then there is some kind of philosophizing which goes on when the main character Gabriel Angel (I guess that name is supposed to have some kind of significance too but who knows what?) makes her speeches about what life is about but, again, it's almost impossible to figure out what the point of these speeches is either.

Don't waste your time."
M. Barbara | 09/04/2006
(1 out of 5 stars)

"Truly disappointing film. A good starting linestory, wasting good actors; I saw it on TV and the DVD has a different ending missing scenes while adding others that are irrelevant. A waste of time and money."