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A Thousand Kisses Deep

  • Film
  • 2 out of 5 stars
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Time Out Says

2 out of 5 stars
This London-set, Oedipal psychodrama (named after a Leonard Cohen song) is slick and ambitious but also soapy and unfulfilling. It’s directed by Dana Lustig, who attracts the likes of Jodie Whittaker, Dougray Scott and Emilia Fox to her low-budget tale of a young woman, Mia (Whittaker), who is spurred by her mother’s death to confront family demons. There’s a well-integrated fantasy element: the lift in Mia’s residence whisks her back in time to witness her younger self in an abusive relationship with Ludwig (Scott) and the early days of her parents’ marriage (Fox plays her mum). But this fresh way of exploring inner turmoil isn’t matched by the quality of the characterisation or the credibility of the relationships.
Written by Dave Calhoun

Release Details

  • Rated:15
  • Release date:Friday 15 June 2012
  • Duration:84 mins

Cast and Crew

  • Director:Dana Lustig
  • Screenwriter:Alex Kustanovich, Vadim Moldovan
  • Cast:
    • Emilia Fox
    • David Warner
    • Dougray Scott
    • Jodie Whittaker
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