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In a Scottish beach community filled with colorful locals, Frances, a newly widowed photographer, is toying with the idea of moving to Australia with her teenage son, Alex. Her mother aggressively forces her to choose between her loyalty to the living and the memory of the dead. While they argue, Alex is awkwardly approaching his first sexual experience with a young local girl while two old ladies are introduced as professional mourners who attend every funeral in town. The stories layer upon one another and address themes of life and death, age and youth.
Cast & Crew
|MPAA Ratings:||R||Premiere Info:|
|Release Date:||1997||Production Date:|
|Color/B&W:||Distributions Co:||FINE LINE/FINE LINE FEATURES|
|Sound:||Production Co:||.....Production Company (Usa), .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Peerless Camera Company .....Production Company, Arthaus Filmverleih .....Theatrical Distributor, Moonlight Films .....Theatrical Distributor, Medusa Film .....Theatrical Distributor, Diaphana Films .....Theatrical Distributor, Independent Talent Group .....Theatrical Distributor, Diaphana Distribution .....Theatrical Distributor, Fine Line Features .....Studio (Usa), Fine Line Features .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Filmfour .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Studiocanal .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Scanbox Entertainment .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Village Roadshow Limited (Australia) .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Tripictures .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Pangea Media Group .....Foreign Distribution Sales, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group .....Domestic Video Distributor, StudioCanal .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor|
|Duration(mins):||Country:||United Kingdom (GB)|