All Genres: Romance, Thriller
Release Year: 2002
Country: UK, Germany
Director: Marc Munden
Sound: Dolby Digital
Writing by: Rob Young – writer
Produced by: Laurence Bowen – producer
Philip Clarke – executive producer
Elinor Day – co-producer
Mark Hubbard – line producer
Hanno Huth – executive producer
Robert Jones – executive producer
Paul Webster – executive producer
Cast: Christina Ricci – Miranda
John Simm – Frank
Kyle MacLachlan – Nailor
John Hurt – Christian
Julian Rhind-Tutt – Rod
Cavan Clerkin – Gerry
Matthew Marsh – Charles
Tamsin Greig – Receptionist
Pik Sen Lim – Mrs. Wang
Dennis Matsuki – Interpreter
Music: Murray Gold
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Plot Outline: A librarian begins a passionate affair with a mysterious woman who walks into his library. When she…
Plot: A librarian begins a passionate affair with a mysterious woman who walks into his library. When she suddenly disappears he travels down to London to search for her only to discover that she has three identities – dancer, dominatrix and con-woman. But which one is the real Miranda?
Movie Quotes: Frank: That's the point. I love both of them – the good and the bad.
Rod: And the ugly.
Crazy Credits: We know about 2 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
The denouement scenes of the film play out with the credits rolling ending with Kiki's parents reading a letter from her after the credits finish.
Goofs: We know about 1 goofs. Here comes one of them:
Continuity: Two silver hair clips abruptly disappear from Miranda's hair during her “Thelma and Louise” conversation with Christian.
Trivia: There are 17 entries in the trivia list – like these:
- The name of Osono's bakery, “Guchokipanya” is a Japanese pun made from the words “guchokipa” (Rock Paper Scissors) and “pan'ya” (bakery).
- When Kiki first arrives in the city, she is almost hit by a bus bearing the name “Studio Ghibli”. This is the name of Miyazaki's animation studio.
- During the production phase, Miyazaki and his artists traveled to Sweden to research for the film. The photographs they took of Stockholm and Visby, formed the basis of the fictional city of Koriko. The city also contains elements of Lisbon, Paris, San Francisco, and Milan.