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The Disappearance of Alice Creed

The Disappearance of Alice Creed
  • 2009
  • UK
  • 100 min
  • 18
  • Directed by: J Blakeson
  • Written by: J Blakeson
  • Cast: Gemma Arterton, Martin Compston, Eddie Marsan
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Two ex-cons kidnap the daughter of a wealthy businessman (Arterton), and keep her tied up at their bolt-hole whilst they demand a ransom. Alice, however, refuses to meekly accept her fate. A pared-down three-hander, restricted almost entirely to one stylized setting.

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Profile: Martin Compston

29 Apr 2010

Name Martin Compston Born 8 May 1984, Greenock, Scotland Background The son of a welder father and office manager mother, aged 16, Compston signed as a professional footballer with his home town club Morton FC. Whilst still at school however, he had…

The Disappearance Of Alice Creed

21 Apr 20103 stars

(18) 100min The debut feature of British writer-director J Blakeson begins in bravura fashion. Wordlessly two men steal a transit van, purchase the necessary tools and materials, and set about transforming an empty flat into a fortified cell…

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