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My Cousin Rachel -- A young Englishman plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.
My Cousin Rachel -- A young Englishman plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.
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My Cousin Rachel -- The story of a young Englishman who plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian.  But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.
My Cousin Rachel -- A young Englishman plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.


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Daphne Du Maurier (novel)
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Release Date:
9 June 2017 (USA) See more »
A young Englishman plots revenge against his late cousin's mysterious, beautiful wife, believing her responsible for his death. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Rachel Weisz ... Rachel Ashley

Sam Claflin ... Philip

Holliday Grainger ... Louise

Iain Glen ... Kendall

Pierfrancesco Favino ... Enrico Rainaldi

Simon Russell Beale ... Couch
Tim Barlow ... Seecombe

Bobby Scott Freeman ... John
Tristram Davies ... Wellington

Andrew Havill ... Parson Pascoe
Vicki Pepperdine ... Mrs. Pascoe

Poppy Lee Friar ... Mary Pascoe

Katherine Pearce ... Belinda Pascoe
Ray Sampson ... Doctor

Adam Loxley ... Adam

Andrew Knott ... Joshua

Alexander Arnold ... Young Lad
Cal McCrystal ... Geoffrey (as Carl McCrystal)
Dorian Lough ... Gabriel
Tobias Beer ... William

Harrie Hayes ... Tess

Chris Gallarus ... Timothy
Neil MacColl ... Singer
Wilf Walters ... Pig Farmer
Margaret Michell ... Market Girl
Corin Chatwin ... Philip ( 2 yrs )
Sparrow Michell ... Philip ( 4 yrs )

Austin Taylor ... Philip ( 6 yrs )

Louis Suc ... Philip (10yrs)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Deano Bugatti ... Ambrose (uncredited)
Stuart Davidson ... Farmer (uncredited)
Attila G. Kerekes ... Villager (uncredited)
Holly Sohail ... Woman (uncredited)
Don Whistance ... Farmer (uncredited)

Directed by
Roger Michell 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Daphne Du Maurier  novel
Roger Michell  adaptation

Produced by
Enrico Ballarin .... line producer: Italy
Kevin Loader .... producer
Roger Michell .... executive producer
Anita Overland .... co-producer
Original Music by
Rael Jones 
Cinematography by
Mike Eley 
Film Editing by
Kristina Hetherington 
Casting by
Fiona Weir 
Production Design by
Alice Normington 
Set Decoration by
Barbara Herman-Skelding 
Costume Design by
Dinah Collin 
Makeup Department
Nathaniel De'Lineadeus .... dental FX design and manufacture
John Eldred-Tooby .... prosthetic mould maker
Renata Gilbert .... makeup artist
Barrie Gower .... prosthetic make up designer
Lesley Hooper .... crowd makeup junior
Marese Langan .... make-up/hair designer
Chris Lyons .... special effects teeth
Franziska Roesslhuber .... hair and makeup junior
Alex Rouse .... wigmaker
Barbara Taylor .... crowd hair & makeup supervisor
Patt Foad .... prosthetics (uncredited)
Production Management
Simonetta Di Fresco .... production manager (Italy)
Claudio Lullo .... unit manager: Italy
Nicola Morrow .... unit production manager
David Powell .... unit manager
Louise Seymour .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Daniel Cox .... third assistant director
Kevin Loader .... second unit director
Sandrine Loisy .... crowd 2nd assistant director
Barrie McCulloch .... first assistant director
Tom Rye .... second assistant director
Natalie Wright-Cella .... assistant director: set pa
Art Department
David Ackrill .... dressing prop
Charmian Adams .... supervising art director
Georgina Devine .... art department daily assistant
Harry Fulbrook .... on set carpenter
James Hendy .... production buyer
Jonathan Houlding .... concept artist
Neal Kirke .... storeman
Shay Leonard .... stand-by props
Tiago Lisboa .... dressing props
Azzurra Poli .... painter: italy
Francesco Postiglione .... assistant property master
Jelle Rebry .... art department assistant
Will Smith .... art department assistant
Elo Soode .... concept artist
Hannah Wills .... assistant set decorator
Sound Department
Paul Carter .... re-recording mixer
Paul Carter .... sound designer
Paul Cotterell .... re-recording mixer
Matt Davies .... dialogue editor
Simon Diggins .... adr mixer
Danny Hambrook .... sound mixer
Rachel Park .... mix technician
Keith Partridge .... foley engineer
Danny Sheehan .... re-recording mixer
Danny Sheehan .... supervising sound editor
Barnaby Smyth .... foley artist
John Soukup .... sound transfer recordist
Lee Thompson .... 2nd sound assistant
Oskar von Unge .... foley editor
Mhairi Wyles-Lang .... adr bookings coordinator
Special Effects by
Julie Bentley .... snow effects consultant
Andy Collings .... senior special effects technician
Maurizio Corridori .... special effects: italy
Mike Crowley .... senior special effects technician
Graham Hills .... senior special effects technician
Graham Hills .... special effects floor supervisor
Mat Horton .... senior special effects technician
Peter Kersey .... senior technician
Franco Ragusa .... special effects: italy
Alister Reynolds .... special effects technician
Chris Reynolds .... special effects supervisor
Ray Turner .... special effects technician
Dan Vico .... special effects trainee
Visual Effects by
Andrea Aceto .... visual effects
Javier Argente .... visual effects artist
Olivia Beresford .... compositor
Ines Boneca .... visual effects artist
Silvio Castagna Muscella .... matchmove artist
David Connely .... cyber scanning technician
Viviane Dall'Agnol .... visual effects artist
Amy Denny-Guerin .... visual effects artist
Lisa Theresa Downey-Dent .... visual effects production assistant
Tiago Faria .... digital compositor
Emanuele Farnesi .... visual effects artist
Edd Gamlin .... visual effects editor
Adam Gascoyne .... visual effects supervisor
Attila Gasparetz .... roto prep artist (as Gasparetz Attila)
Jacob Green .... visual effects artist
Alexander Ha .... visual effects artist
Taskin Kenan .... digital compositor
Lindsey Lo Presti .... junior comp/ junior 3d artist
Rafael Martins .... matchmove artist: visual effects
Callum Mcnulty .... visual effects artist
Dillan Nicholls .... lead compositor
Matteo Olivieri-Dancey .... roto/prep lead
Penelope Pochez .... visual effects artist
Iain Read .... compositor
Adam Redhead .... visual effects artist
James Roberts .... on-set vfx supervisor
Cristina Serreli .... roto/prep artist
David Singer .... compositor
Linda Spaggiari .... digital compositor: visual effects
Noga Alon Stein .... visual effects producer
Jenny Wan .... compositor
Hazel Weatherall .... digital artist: 3D scanning
Lewis Wright .... digital compositor
Luca Zappala .... cg supervisor: union vfx
Jose Alberto Pino .... render manager (uncredited)
Jamie Edgell .... stunts
Rob Jarman .... stunts
Seon Rogers .... stunt coordinator
Lee Sheward .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Isabella Alfonzo .... camera trainee
Peter Ayriss .... drone pilot
Graham Baker .... hod rigger
Simon Baker .... b camera/steadicam operator
Simon Baker .... director of photography: 2nd unit
Sergio Bernuzzi .... key grip
Alessandro Bertucci .... electrician: italian crew
Jeremy Braben .... aerial director of photography
Alessandro Brambilla .... steadicam operator
Ian Coffey .... first assistant camera: a camera
Cameron Davidson .... video operator
Liam Day .... standby rigger
Nicola Dove .... still photographer
Oliver Driscoll .... first assistant camera: a camera
James Ducker .... digital imaging technician
Francesco Ferrari .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Neil Frazer .... wirecam programmer
Keir Garnet-Lawson .... digital imaging technician: additional photography
Gary Hayler .... best boy electrics
Lydia Lewis .... second assistant camera: a camera dailies
Stefano Marino .... gaffer: Italy
Marco Mastrofrancesco .... grip: Italy
Paul Molloy .... electrician
Gary Nagle .... electrician: dailies
John Paxton .... digital imaging technician
Nicola Petralia .... second assistant camera: italian crew
Nick Powell .... lighting technician
Maiya Rose .... second assistant camera: a camera
Paolo Sartori .... key lights rigger
Luke Selway .... second assistant camera: a camera
Adam Shell .... digital image technician: second unit
Christopher Starkey .... second assistant camera: b camera
Nick Thursby .... aerial camera assistant
John Truckle .... rigging gaffer
Gavin Weatherall .... wire cam supervisor
Michael Wood .... director of photography: second unit
Casting Department
Sarah Wilson .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Richard Cooke .... associate costume designer
Yannick Gondran .... crowd costume assistant
Alison Lewis .... costume assistant
Jenna McGranaghan .... costume supervisor
Lizzie Moul .... costume assistant
Ailsa Windsor .... costume assistant
Editorial Department
Maria Chamberlain .... digital intermediate assistant colourist
Tom Corbett .... digital film bureau
Georgina Cranmer .... digital intermediate assistant
Jo Dixon .... first assistant editor
Rob Farris .... digital intermediate head of production
Gianluca Ferrari .... digital film bureau
Adam Glasman .... digital colourist
Lawrence Hook .... digital intermediate assistant
Edward Johns .... digital film bureau
Patrick Malone .... digital intermediate head of department
Gemma McKeon .... digital intermediate assistant producer
Robert Platt-Higgins .... post-production coordinator
Finlay Reid .... digital film bureau
Shaun Richards .... digital intermediate producer
Charlie Thorne .... second assistant editor
Daniel Tomlinson .... digital on-line editor
Russell White .... digital on-line editor
Location Management
Oliver Bentley-Jones .... location marshall
Oliver Bradbury .... location assistant
Lynsey Cosford .... assistant location manager
Ben Croft .... locations marshall: dailies
Dan Haslam .... location marshal
Leiah Yvonne Kwong .... location marshal: additional photography
Harriet Lawrence .... location manager
Jonathon Lawrence .... location scout
Celia Linnett .... location production assistant
Jim Penfold .... location marshall: dailies
Billy Rowlinson .... location marshall
Leonardo Semplici .... location manager
Philippa Sutcliffe .... location assistant
Emma Woodcock .... location scout
Music Department
Al Green .... music editor
Jake Jackson .... score engineer and mixer
Sam Jones .... assistant orchestrator
Tony Lewis .... temp music editor
Jeremy Sams .... composer: additional music
Anthony Weeden .... conductor
Anthony Weeden .... orchestrator
Richard Canavan .... assistant programmer (uncredited)
Richard Harwood .... musician: principal cello (uncredited)
Anton Monsted .... music executive (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Graham Ashley .... driver: cast
Hassan Blal .... driver: cast
Louise Cornwell .... unit driver
Marco Ferreri .... transportation coordinator
Peter Herst .... driver: Rachel Weisz
Jeff Hudson .... driver: Sam Claflin
Rich Maddock .... unit driver
Emma Savin .... 4x4 Driver
Clive Shaw .... 4x4 driver
Rob Van Der Veen .... camera truck driver
Barrie Williams .... transportation captain
Other crew
Jovan Augustin-St.Ville .... accounts payable clerk (as Augustin-St.Ville Jovan)
Shana Bah .... production secretary
Charles Bodycomb .... armourer
Rebecca Booth .... production coordinator: Italy Unit
Claudia Busi .... nurse: italy
Andrea Caciagli .... production assistant
Elliott Cobley .... production runner
Michael Dovey .... Film & Media travel services
Amanda Fernie .... assistant accountant
Bernardo Galli .... production accountant: Italy
Fiona Harper .... assistant production coordinator
Amy Rebecca Jones .... crowd runner
Claudia Kalindjian .... unit publicist
Emma Mager .... completion bond guarantor
Charles McDonald .... unit publicist
Camilla Naprous .... horsemaster
Rachel Plose .... financial controller
Martin Poultney .... Commercial Director Goldcrest Post Production
Harmeek Singh Sandall .... Assistant Accountant/Cashier (as Harmeek Saandal)
Kate St. John .... on-set music director
Ben Strowger .... chef
Luke Sullivan .... paramedic
Rizwan Wadan .... helix technician
Howard Watkins .... head of title design
Morag Webster .... unit nurse
Victoria Zalin .... production coordinator
Kriss TheDish Brown .... Satellite Internet, 4G Wifi Engineer & IT Support (uncredited)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Моя кузина Рэйчел" - Russia
"Kuzinom, Rachel" - Hungary (DVD title)
"Ma cousine Rachel" - Canada (French title) (imdb display title)
"Meine Cousine Rachel" - Germany (imdb display title)
"Mi prima Rachel" - Spain (imdb display title)
"Minha Prima Raquel" - Brazil (imdb display title)
"Moja kuzynka Rachela" - Poland (imdb display title)
"My Cousin Rachel" - France (imdb display title)
"Rachel" - Italy (imdb display title)
"Rachel, mu piin" - Estonia (imdb display title)
"Unokatestvérem, Rachel" - Hungary (imdb display title)
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Rated PG-13 for some sexuality and brief strong language.
106 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Australia:M | Australia:PG (re-rating) (cut version) | Canada:PG (British Columbia) | France:Tous publics | Germany:6 | Greece:K-13 | Ireland:12A | Netherlands:12 | Singapore:NC16 | South Korea:15 | Sweden:7 | Switzerland:12 | UK:12A (original rating) | UK:12 (video) | USA:PG-13 (certificate #50809)

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The film was shot on location in Cornwall.See more »
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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
'Did she? Didn't she? Who was to blame?', 2 September 2017
Author: gradyharp from United States

South African director Roger Michell (Notting Hill, Changing Lanes, Enduring Love) adapted Daphne D Maurier's famous mystery novel of 1951 for the screen and while some of the subtleties and playing out of the drama are overlooked, the splendor of the acting and the scenery and musical score and grandeur of the scale make up for much of those oversights.

The mystery involves Philip (Sam Claflin), an orphan, was taken in and brought up by his cousin Ambrose, a Devon landowner he loves like a father. At a time, Ambrose, who has been advised by his physician a warmer climate, leaves for Tuscany. There he meets and marry Rachel (Rachel Weisz) a half-Italian cousin of his. After an idyllic outset, the situation deteriorates. Shortly before his death, Ambrose manages to alert Philip: his wife is killing him slowly. Willing to sort out the truth, Philip goes to Ambrose's place but he does not find Rachel, who has gone away. Instead he meets Rainaldi (Pierfrancesco Favino) her friend and lawyer, who does not inspire him with confidence. He returns to his estate, persuaded that Rachel is evil and is the direct cause of Ambrose's death. Some time later, Rachel announces her coming. Determined to welcome her coolly, he is stunned to discover a woman who is not only beautiful but also elegant, intelligent and sensitive. Instead of strangling her like he said he would, he falls in love. The manner in which Rachel behaves, both in a safe distance from reality and in a loving way, sets the plot for the actions of Rachel and the growing doubt of Philip and eventually leads to the surprising ending.

Sam Clafin is clearly a new actor to watch. He is well suited for historic period pieces, for a romantic lead, and despite the jarring error of the costumer's decision of keeping the way too contemporary look of a 5 o'clock shadow facial hair to throw his character out of joint Claflin is wholly believable. Rachel Weisz as expected is impeccable as Rachel and the supporting cast (especially Holliday Grainger, Iain Glen, Bobby Scott Freeman, Tim Barlow, Andrew Havill et al) is very strong. Rael Jones supplies the musical score for Mike Eley's cinematography. Even for those who fail to forgive a non- verbatim screenplay of Du Maurier's novel will appreciate the grandeur of the film.

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