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Method (2004)

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A celebrity actress who gets her dream role playing real-life 19th century serial killer Belle Gunness in a feature film, starts to take on the characteristics of the character both on-screen and off.

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Duncan Roy

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Katie L. Fetting (screenplay), Duncan Roy (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elizabeth Hurley ... Rebecca
Jeremy Sisto ... Jake Fields
Oliver Tobias ... Teddy
Carmen Du Sautoy ... Mother (Mona)
John Barrowman ... Timothy Stevens
Sam Douglas Sam Douglas ... Mr. Hinkley
Hannah Yelland ... Bethany Fields
Robin Soans ... Mr. Helgelein
Peter Banks Peter Banks ... Asle
Howard Samuelsohn ... Himself
Ioana Pavelescu ... Real-life Belle
Maria Pintea Maria Pintea ... Jenny
Marinela Chelaru Marinela Chelaru ... Agnes (as Marilena Chelaru)
Razvan Popa Razvan Popa ... John, the DP (as Popa Razvan)
Matthew Woodcutt Matthew Woodcutt ... Banker (as Matthew [Mapps] Woodcutt)
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Storyline

Rebecca Fairbanks is a movie star, a method actress making her first film in three years following a breakup with Jake Fields, her co-star in the new film. They're on location in Romania, Jake's new wife is with him, and Rebecca's stage mother, Mona, is close by monitoring Beka's every move. The film they're making is about a mass murderer in Indiana in the early twentieth century, who lured men to her farmhouse with a promise of marriage. Jake plays the widow's farmhand, lover, and partner in crime. As Rebecca gets deeper into her part, people around the set start to die. Who's the murderer? Is there a madness to her method? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Beauty can be a killer. See more »

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Romance | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK | Romania | Switzerland | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 June 2004 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

Dipli zoi See more »

Filming Locations:

Bucharest, Romania See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

John Barrowman is only listed in the opening titles and not at all in the cast list in the end titles. See more »

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In a scene from the movie-within-the-movie, set in the 1900s, a traveling salesman is paid in modern currency. See more »

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Title Card: Belle Gunness, responsible for more than 40 murders, was never brought to justice.
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31 October 2004 | by rfeni-1See all my reviews

A total waste of a rental fee. The story involves a method actress who believes in 'becoming the character'. She plays a serial killer and bodies start turning up. Did she or didn't she?

It's an interesting idea, but why-why, why, oh why--would producers spend so much money on period sets, fine actors, beautiful photography, and then use such an incoherent, cliché-ridden script. My mother and I watched it together, and together we couldn't figure out what was going on half the time. The movie jumps back and forth between the film and the film-within-the-film and the filming-of-the-film-within-the-film (still in period costume, so you don't know at first), and from reality to hallucination. At the end it's not really made clear who killed who, and some of the answers aren't really credible. Why waste a lovely woman like Elizabeth Hurley in such a piece of poo-poo?


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