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Anomie (2009)

Frank awakes in a post-coital embrace with a younger girl, Rose. When she awakes she dresses hurriedly muttering about feeling guilty she walks over to a cupboard and pulls out a camcorder ... See full summary »

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Frank awakes in a post-coital embrace with a younger girl, Rose. When she awakes she dresses hurriedly muttering about feeling guilty she walks over to a cupboard and pulls out a camcorder which had been recording the previous night's antics in order to provoke jealousy in her real boyfriend. Rose apologizes and leaves Frank distressed and heartbroken. Through flashbacks we witness Rose and Frank's meeting. Frank scores drugs from his friend Calvin. Frank speaks about his alienation from the world. Calvin hands Frank some tabs of acid which he takes. Feeling guilty Rose smashes the tape of her and Frank. Frank begins to trip hard and with his intense self loathing begins to strangle himself. Out of nowhere he receives a phone call from his own self-conscious who convinces him to take charge of his life. Frank breaks into Rose's house and begins to scream at her before calming, claiming that he will leave if she grants him a goodbye kiss. He takes out a bottle of poison and pours it ... Written by Jack Delaney

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A Romeo and Juliet story hewn with a broken bottle.


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The park scene contained a longer dialogue between Charlotte Russell and Robin Parrish's characters which had to be cut due to it containing remarks about celebrities that could have been considered libelous. See more »

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The films director, Jack Delaney, is clearly visible on the first establishing tower block shot preceding the scene inside Frank's house with Daniel Attwell and Robin Parrish. See more »

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Frank: Do you ever feel like your life means nothing, like you could sleep for a thousand years and you could wake up and it wouldn't even matter. Like your trapped in the headlights of life, just sitting there, sitting waiting like some fucking unattended baggage or something you're waiting to either explode or...
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References A Clockwork Orange (1971) See more »

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Moonlight Sonata
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by Jo Delaney
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