Shallow Grave Movie Review 1994

Information and Film Reviews for Shallow Grave the Movie

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Juliet (Fox), David (Eccleston), and Alex (McGregor), three completely unlikable housemates, face a moral dilemma when their new roomie, Hugo (Allen), turns up dead of a drug overdose, leaving behind a suitcase stuffed with cash. Their decision to chop up the body, bury the bits, and keep the loot leads to a well-deserved descent into paranoia, betrayal, and dementia. Interesting character study in which the veneer of civility is totally destroyed at the first hint of temptation. Style wins out over substance as the characters are never humanized before they're demonized.

Distribution

USA Home Entertainment, 1 W. Forest, Englewood, NJ 07631-4004, Phone: (201)871-1000, URL: http://www.polygram-us.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 91 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Psycho-Thriller, Black Comedy, Roommates from Hell, Hide the Dead Guy
Screenplay
John Hodge
Cast
Kerry Fox, Christopher Eccleston, Ewan McGregor, Keith Allen, Ken Stott, Colin McCredie, John Hodge
Cinematography
Brian Tufano
Director
Danny Boyle
Music
Simon Boswell
Producer
Andrew Macdonald, Allan Scott, Glasgow Film Fund, Figment Film, Film Four International

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