All Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Release Year: 2004
Country: UK, USA
Director: Andy Wilson
Writing by: Agatha Christie – novel
Stephen Churchett – screenplay
Produced by: Michele Buck – executive producer
Phil Clymer – executive producer: Chorion PLC
Helga Dowie – line producer
Rebecca Eaton – executive producer: WGBH
Matthew Read – producer
Damien Timmer – executive producer
Cast: Geraldine McEwan – Miss Jane Marple
Griff Rhys Jones – Dr. David Quimper
David Warner – Luther Crackenthorpe
Niamh Cusack – Emma Crackenthorpe
Ben Daniels – Alfred Crackenthorpe
Charlie Creed-Miles – Harold Crackenthorpe
Ciarán McMenamin – Cedric Crackenthorpe
Pam Ferris – Mrs. Elspeth McGillicuddy
Tim Stern – Attendant
Michael Landes – Bryan Eastley
Kurtis O'Brien – Alexander Eastley
Music: Dominik Scherrer
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Plot Outline: An adolescent girl experiences the contrast between the excitement and power of her sexuality as she walks past the neighborhood basketball courts.
Plot: The Lower East Side Stories features four sequential portraits of women of varying ages and ethnicities living in the Lower East Side of New York City. The characters' individual struggles for validation and self-fulfillment are presented against the unique social and cultural backdrop of the Lower East Side.
Movie Quotes: Agnes Crackenthorpe: Love is all that matters. Love, not money.
Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
Star Trevor Huster (as “Steve) earned two interesting credits for the film: “Best Man in the Water” for a sequence requiring him to lay face down in a freezing cold stream for back-to-back days of filming. And “1st to Pass Out” as a result of filming the dialogue-heavy porch chat scenes with George Petrus (Jake) which required the two to swig Erie Brewing Company's famous Railbender Ale for 20+ takes.
Goofs: We know about 17 goofs. Here comes one of them:
Boom mic visible: Near the end of the film, Chief Inspector Uhl is in Prince Leopold's office. In the close-up scene when the two argue, you can clearly view the boom mike, going from one character to the other, in the reflection on the brass table lamp.
Trivia: There are 7 entries in the trivia list – like these:
- Based on the final 50 pages of the second book (in a 12-volume series), “Tribulation Force”, which takes place 18 months after the signing of the Israel treaty, ushering in the beginning of the seven-year Tribulation period.
- This will be the first Cloud Ten production to be released under the Sony Pictures Home Entertainment banner.
- Cloud Ten Pictures released a short 30-second teaser in late 2002.