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A split-second decision made in a fit of rage drives attorney and family man Michael Anderson to desperate measures.The stressed-out lawyer hits his melting point one fateful day, when he runs away from the consequences of his actions.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Clive Owen ... Michael Anderson
Helen McCrory ... Angie Anderson
John Bowe ... Ian 'Mac' McPhail
Tony Curran ... Ronnie Baxter
Lisa Palfrey ... Christine Montgomery
James Cosmo ... Donald Paterson
Keith Fleming Keith Fleming ... Kenneth Urquart
Jamie Sives ... Tony Jones
Annie Louise Ross Annie Louise Ross ... Maggie Hannah (as Ann Louise Ross)
Daniel Rae Daniel Rae ... Harrry Anderson
Iona Campbell Iona Campbell ... Ailba Anderson
Dawn Steele ... Kathy Kennedy
Paul Doonan Paul Doonan ... Billy Kennedy
Steven Duffy Steven Duffy ... Frank Marshall (as J.S. Duffy)
Bob Christie Bob Christie ... Radio Announcer
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A split-second decision made in a fit of rage drives attorney and family man Michael Anderson to desperate measures.The stressed-out lawyer hits his melting point one fateful day, when he runs away from the consequences of his actions.

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Release Date:

26 August 1999 (UK) See more »

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Stockbridge Films See more »
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Great acting but tedious, nevertheless
5 April 2008 | by mitch-86See all my reviews

I won't describe the story, as that has been done elsewhere. We are great Clive Owen fans, and when our Netflix recommended the movie, we were intrigued.

No wonder we had never heard of this "movie", because it was a BBC Television movie back in 1992. Hence, the poor production values, grainy image , jerky camera work and poor sound.

But, you don't really mind the mechanics, because the story itself will put you to sleep. It's an interesting human story, but not at all compelling, and there is hardly any ending. You don't really care for the characters as their lives are as boring as your life watching this tedious movie. Save the two hours and do something to make the time more worthwhile.


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