The Girl in the Café


1h 34m 2005

Brief Synopsis

Lawrence, a shy, civil servant, meets the mysterious Gina in a cafe and develops a life-changing relationship with her. As part of the British delegation to the G8 Summit in Iceland, Lawrence invites Gina along for a romantic getaway. As world issues are being debated by international leaders and

Film Details

Also Known As
Girl in the Cafe, The
Release Date
2005
Production Company
BBC (Network); HBO Films; HBO Network- Home Box Office
Distribution Company
HBO Home Video
Location
Reykjavik, Iceland; London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

Synopsis

Lawrence, a shy, civil servant, meets the mysterious Gina in a cafe and develops a life-changing relationship with her. As part of the British delegation to the G8 Summit in Iceland, Lawrence invites Gina along for a romantic getaway. As world issues are being debated by international leaders and the problem of extreme poverty is sidelined, Lawrence and Gina are confronted with an emotional conflict between personal conviction and professional obligation.

Crew

Paul Abbott

Executive Producer

Steve Anthony

Best Boy

Joss Barratt

Photography

Ray Bateman

Electrician

Jon Beacham

Camera Focus Puller

Chris Beeton

Colorist

Kevin Biggs

Painter

David Blank

Accounting Assistant

Nick Bowen

Painter

Pat Boxshall

Dialogue Editor

David Broadfoot

Rigging Grip

Victoria Brooks

Film Publicist

Adam Browne

Location Manager

Colin Callender

Executive

Ulrika Celsing

Art Assistant

Caroline Chapman

Assistant Director

Andrea Coathupe

Art Director

Kate Cobbold

Production Accountant

Dick Conway

Electrician

Joey Coughlin

Production Assistant

Chris Cull

Property Master

Richard Curtis

Teleplay

Richard Curtis

Executive Producer

Mark Day

Editor

Faye Debremaeker

Makeup Supervisor

Steve Dejulius

Grip

Justin Eely

On-Line Editor

Steve Ellingworth

Grip

Timothy Elliott

Production Assistant

Gill Farr

Props Buyer

Racquel Findlay

Production Secretary

Jess Foster

Rigging Grip

Alice Freeman

Production Assistant

Emma Freud

Script Supervisor

Paul Frift

Assistant Director

Julie Gardner

Executive Producer

Deborah Goodman

Unit Publicist

Emily Grant

Assistant Editor

Stuart Haste

Props

Jeremy Hiles

Camera Operator

Stuart Hilliker

Dubbing Mixer

Mark Holt

Special Effects Supervisor

Nicholas Hooper

Music Composer

Nicholas Hooper

Music

Heather Howell

Assistant Costume Designer

Hilary Bevan Jones

Producer

Llinos Wyn Jones

Continuity

Claire Kerrison

Production Coordinator

Stuart King

Gaffer

Ted Ladlow

Unit Manager

Victoria Layson

Graphics

Jacky Levy

Costume Designer

Jeremy Lishman

Boom Operator

Rob Macpherson

Props

Joe Mastrangelo

Camera Assistant

Dan Mcculloch

Production Assistant

Tom Mcfarling

Loader

Catriona Mckenzie

Development Executive

Jamie Mcphee

Sound Effects Editor

Heidi Mount

Post-Production Supervisor

Ulrike Munch

Assistant Editor

Simon Okin

Sound Mixer

Anne Oldham

Makeup Designer

Candida Otton

Production Designer

Gary Parnham

Electrician

Adrian Platt

Props

Jason Reilly

Construction Manager

Lee Reilly

Carpenter

Simon Riley

Props

Pookie Russell

Costumes

Julie Scott

Production Executive

Chris Seager

Director Of Photography

Sarah Stuart

Art Director

Adrienne Taylor

Sound Department

Chris Thompson

Line Producer

Paula Turnbull

Assistant Director

Fiona Weir

Casting Director

Bradley Wilcox

Grip

Frazer Williamson

Carpenter

Mark Williamson

Carpenter

Paul Worley

Grip

Film Details

Also Known As
Girl in the Cafe, The
Release Date
2005
Production Company
BBC (Network); HBO Films; HBO Network- Home Box Office
Distribution Company
HBO Home Video
Location
Reykjavik, Iceland; London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the 2006 Humanitas Prize for the 90 Minute Category (Richard Curtis) from the Humanitas Prize.

Winner of three 2006 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Made for Television Movie, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Kelly Macdonald) and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Richard Curtis) from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Also nominated for four additional Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (David Yates), Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries, or Movie (Candida Otton and Andrea Coathupe), Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries or a Movie (Mark Day) and Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Fiona Weir).

Aired in United States June 25, 2005

Aired in United States September 6, 2005

Network (HBO) picked up to production for the 2004-2005 Season.

Aired in the USA on HBO June 25, 2005.

Tentatively scheduled to air in the UK on BBC July 2005.

Began shooting January 2005.