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Mister Foe

Movie information

This is my story. Rated R: Restricted (Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Adult Guardian) -- Rated R for strong sexual content and language.
Released on:
September 5, 2008 (NY)

Production Companies:
Film4, Ingenious Film Partners, Lunar Films, Scottish Screen, Sigma Films
Distributors:
Magnolia Pictures

Status: Released

This film is Also Known As:
"Hallam Foe"

Cast:
Jamie Bell, Sophia Myles, Ciaran Hinds, Jamie Sives, Maurice Roeves, Ewen Bremner, Claire Forlani, Ruth Milne, John Paul Lawler, Lucy Holt

Director: David Mackenzie

Screenwriter: David Mackenzie, Ed Whitmore
Script: Novel Adaptation

Genre: Drama
About the film:
Hallam Foe (Bell) is a troubled young man whose knack for voyeurism paradoxically reveals his darkest fears, and his most peculiar desires. A 17-year-old misfit, Hallam spends lonely days spying on others at his father's (Ciaran Hinds) estate in the Scottish Highlands. Haunted by his mother's sudden death, he begins to suspect that his beautiful step mother (Claire Forlani) may have had a played a hand in it. Confusing matters even more for Hallam, he finds himself attracted and repelled by her in equal measure.
When the tension that has been brewing between the two erupts, Hallam runs away. Out of money and out of friends, he crashes down into reality in Edinburgh. Adept at fading into the background and peering in on the lives of others to escape his own every day life, he continues what he learned at home to the city. He soon becomes obsessed with Kate (Sophia Myles), who bears an uncanny resemblance to his mother. When his world collides with Kate's and the reality of life back home, he is faced with betraying the memory of the mother he longs for or using his one last chance to grow up.
Rated R for strong sexual content and language.
Box Office: Opening weekend: $13,490 (2 theaters) | Domestic Total: $60,641
Critics Say:
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Reviews: Fresh or Rotten? See reviews for this film at RottenTomatoes.com

Related links:
  • Hallam Foe - The Novel


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    Issy – xmwsIMVjxnZfrRkFb
    January 10, 2012 - 22:49
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    That relaly captures the spirit of it. Thanks for posting.