Shadows in the Sun

(2009)

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| Film | United Kingdom | Colour | Drama |
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| Stars: Jean Simmons, James Wilby, Jamie Dornan | Director: David Rocksavage

A middle-aged man and his family are shocked by the relationship between his mother and her much younger carer

Set in a remote house on the East Anglian coast in the 1960s, Hannah lives a perfectly happy life with her poetry, garden and much younger friend Joe. When Hannah’s son, Robert arrives with his teenage daughter and younger son he becomes shocked with his mother’s intimacy with her young friend. Emotions and tensions between the group begin to surface and it might take a tragic incident to bring them together. Writer/director David Rocksavage has produced this unique drama that explores the complexities of family relationships.

Cast

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Jean Simmons, British actress, wears a lacy top and a pearl necklace as she poses for a 1950s publicity photo
Hannah
James Wilby
Robert
Jamie Dornan
Joe
Ophelia Lovibond
Kate
Toby Marlow
Sam – leading role
Patrick Godfrey
Dr Calder
Sandra Voe
Hilary Calder
Clemency Burton-Hill
Isabelle / ‘Miranda’
Tom Reed
Lennie / ‘Ariel’
Peter Eyre
Jonathan / ‘Prospero’
Tristan Beint
Nick / ‘Ferdinand’
Raymond Waring
Adrian / ‘Caliban’
David Stern
Roger
Will Norris
Mr Fleet
Philip Talbot
Constable
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Pictures

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Shadows in the Sun DVD from Art Eye.  Features Ophelia Lovibond, Jamie Dornan, James Wilby, Toby Marlow and Jean Simmons.
Shadows in the Sun DVD

Production

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David Rocksavage
Director / Writer
Nick O’hagan
Producer
Margaret Glover
Writer

Companies

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Giant Films
Production company