Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Angela Pope|
|Produced by||David M. Thompson|
|Written by||Frank Deasy|
|Music by||Colin Towns|
|Edited by||Dave King|
|Distributed by||Miramax Films|
Captives is a 1994 British romantic crime drama film directed by Angela Pope and written by Dublin screenwriter Frank Deasy. It stars Julia Ormond, Tim Roth and Keith Allen. The picture was selected as the opening film in the Venetian Nights section of the 1994 Venice Film Festival, in addition to its selection for Gala Presentation at the 1994 Toronto International Film Festival.
A young dentist (Ormond) working in a British prison starts to become attracted to a violent inmate (Roth) after the break-up of her marriage, and embarks upon an illicit affair with him.
- Julia Ormond as Rachel Clifford
- Tim Roth as Philip Chaney
- Keith Allen as Lenny
- Mark Strong as Kenny
- Siobhan Redmond as Sue
- Peter Capaldi as Simon
- Colin Salmon as Towler
- Richard Hawley as Sexton
- Annette Badland as Maggie
- Jeff Nuttall as Harold
- Kenneth Cope as Dr. Hockley
- Bill Moody as Surgery Officer
- Nathan Dambuza as Moses
- Christina Collingridge as Katie
- Victoria Scarborough as Dental Nurse
- Anthony Keirnan as Blackie
The movie received a mixed response.
The movie debuted at No.6.
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- "FILM REVIEW;A Dentist, a Prisoner, Her Rage, His Hunger". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-06-03.
- "The Craft Has the Knack for Scaring Up an Audience". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2012-06-03.
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