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John McKay

Crush

111' - 2001 - Drama, Comedy, Romance - Dialogue: French, English
Director: John McKay Composer: Kevin Sargent With: Andie MacDowell, Imelda Staunton, Anna Chancellor, Kenny Doughty, Bill Paterson
Forty-year-old Kate is a headmistress of a local school in a small English town: she is successful and respectable, and on her own. Every Monday, she gets together with her other single successful friends, Molly and Janine, for the ‘Sad Fuckers Club’, where they drink gin, eat chocolate and decide who is the ‘Saddest of the Week’. Then Kate meets Jed, twenty-five years old and an ex-pupil. And spontaneously has sex with him. What can she tell her friends? And worse, what will Molly and Janine do when Kate starts to fall in love with this unsuitable young man, and is no longer sad at all? On discovery of the affair, Molly and Janine are incensed and begin a campaign of resistance. But every blow they strike against him seems to drive Kate and Jed closer together; until finally, when the lovers announce their plan to marry, Molly is found by Kate in a comprising situation with Jed, and disaster strikes … (press kit)

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Credits

Director

John McKay

Composer

Kevin Sargent

With

Andie MacDowell, Imelda Staunton, Anna Chancellor, Kenny Doughty, Bill Paterson

Scenario

John McKay

Director of Photography

Henry Braham

Editor

Anne Sopel

Producer

Lee Thomas

More information

Dialogue

French, English

Countries of production

United Kingdom

Year

2001

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