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Joe's Palace (2007)

TV-MA | | Drama | TV Movie 4 November 2007
A drama centered on the relationship between Elliot, a strange and wealthy Londoner, and Joe, a teenager who takes care of an empty house Elliot owns.

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Stephen Poliakoff
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Gambon ... Elliot Graham
Danny Lee Wynter Danny Lee Wynter ... Joe Dix
Rupert Penry-Jones ... Richard Reece
Kelly Reilly ... Charlotte
Rebecca Hall ... Tina
Clive Russell ... Dave
Carolyn Pickles ... Mrs. Hopkins
Caroline Lee-Johnson ... Sally Dix
Alfie Allen ... Jason
Celyn Jones ... Whittle
Michelle MacErlean Michelle MacErlean ... Patricia
Graham Padden Graham Padden ... Foster
Max Dowler ... Young Mr Graham
Sarah Crowden ... Middle-Aged Woman
Lourdes Faberes ... Laarni
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A drama centered on the relationship between Elliot, a strange and wealthy Londoner, and Joe, a teenager who takes care of an empty house Elliot owns.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 November 2007 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

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

Quotes

[Elliot tells Joe about his father's diary entry which describes how he witnessed German stormtroopers in 1930s Germany humiliating the Jews by making the men crawl naked along the road and the women climb trees and tweet like birds]
Elliot Graham: He says "They certainly do things differently here - we all agreed". I love that: "We all agreed - they certainly really do things differently here" - I think that's the most terrible sentence I've ever heard. And these, Joe, these were the people he was doing ...
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Just a perfect drama...
29 May 2016 | by UkrainianHeiressSee all my reviews

I agree with the first review here- I didn't want the film to end. All of the characters seem very realistic to me; the plot feels real; the performances are very focused and sincerely done, especially that of Michael Gambon, who really shines but is sly and subtle in this performance; the writing is very mature and paced very well. I didn't read any hints or reviews in advance so the turn in the plot near the end truly shocked and saddened me. I chose to view it because Janet Suzman recommended the author's work to me. Overall, I found the writing and the entire production to be very powerful. It haunted me for quite some time. Thank you, Ms. Suzman, for your advice, and makers of this work for a finely made film! (It's still available on HBOGO.)


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