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Capturing Mary (2007)

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Movie 12 November 2007
A young man ushers an older woman into a dark exploration of her past - back to the time when, as a young girl, she met a stranger who affected her life forever.

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Stephen Poliakoff
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Maggie Smith ... Mary Gilbert
Ruth Wilson ... Young Mary
David Walliams ... Greville White
Danny Lee Wynter Danny Lee Wynter ... Joe
Gemma Arterton ... Liza
Michael Byers ... Zach
Max Dowler ... Mr Graham
Jack Berkeley Jack Berkeley ... Musician
Rebecca Bottone Rebecca Bottone ... Singer
Claire Turner Claire Turner ... Singer
Celena Bridge Celena Bridge ... Singer
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A young man ushers an older woman into a dark exploration of her past - back to the time when, as a young girl, she met a stranger who affected her life forever.

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English

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12 November 2007 (UK) See more »

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Companion piece to "Joe's Palace," which is the first film. See more »

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Painful.......
28 June 2014 | by chadrealtySee all my reviews

Please....Please......Please....Someone please help me recapture the wasted time and brain space this terrible movie stole from me.....I have been on IMDb website thousands of times and have never left a review.....this was so bad that I was motivated to sign up solely for the purpose of warning people....if I can save one person from the torture of this atrocity, I will be quite content....Take your remote control.....Close your eyes.....push any buttons.....and you will do better than choosing this train wreck......I think I need a couple hours of South Park to get the taste of this movie out of my mouth.............Peace


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