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Heartless (2010) - dir. Phillip Ridley

Old 09-24-10, 12:57 PM
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Heartless (2010) - dir. Phillip Ridley

Jim Sturgess (21, ACROSS THE UNIVERSE) leads a hugely-talented ensemble cast in this sublime British psychological thriller from cult UK director Philip Ridley (THE REFLECTING SKIN, THE PASSION OF DARKLY NOON), who returns to the screen after a 14-year absence. The film follows Jamie Morgan (Sturgess), born with a disfiguring birthmark across his face, which leaves him an outcast in rough East London. While wandering abandoned yards taking photographs, he comes across a gang of thugs and soon discovers that they are something other than human. He then is led into a Faustian deal that will see him become a party to the terrifying chaos around him. Part DONNIE DARKO, part Guillermo del Toro, this dark urban tale takes its audience to the darkest and most violent corners of the human heart. The film also stars Clemence Poesy, Noel Clarke, Joseph Mawle, Eddie Marsan, Luke Treadaway and Timothy Spall, and was produced by Pippa Cross and Richard Raymond. The film recently won the Best Independent Film Award at the Toronto After Dark Festival.

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Re: Heartless (2010) - dir. Phillip Ridley

I liked this. It's pretty fucking strange. Sturgess is good, it's too bad he's not a bigger star here in the States.
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i think i liked everything but the storyline, but still, this was most definitely worth my time. here's to hoping Philip Ridley creates more films after that long absence. hopefully something as perfect as 'The Reflecting Skin'!
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This is out on Blu-ray in the UK...was thinking of making a blind buy.

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