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    Unique ID Code: 0000038706
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    Added on: 20/8/2002 23:24
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    Night Shift (UK)

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    An explosive, emotional drama
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 0 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Set in a small French town, the pleasant mild-mannered Pierre (Gerald Laroche) takes a job on the night shift production line of a small, automated bottle factory to earn more money for the house he is building for his wife and 12-year-old son.
    On the first night he encounters the charismatic and violent Fred, (Marc Barbe) who initially offers his hand of friendship. As time goes by it is clear that behind the welcoming façade is a vicious and sadistic mind at work and that Fred is not just intent on crushing the newcomer with bullying and humiliating tactics but that he is out to destroy the very fabric of Pierre`s life - which he secretly covets.

    The more the kindly, Benevolent Pierre tries to placate his antogonist and make allowances for Fred`s cruel behaviour, the worse things get until the dynamic between them generates a disturbing life-or-death terror.

    This explosive, emotional drama is dramatically and skillfully set against the background of the factory`s glass manufacturing process with its dangerous hazardous fires, entwining and heightening the real physical and emotional dangers and tensions they must endure.

    Special Features:
    Star and director filmographies
    Trevor Johnston Film Notes
    Original theatrical trailer
    World cinema trailer reel

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 French

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Philippe Le Guay

    Written By:

    Alexandre Carrière
    Bernard Ballet
    Bastien Le Roy
    Luce Mouchel
    Marc Barbé
    Gérald Laroche

    Casting By:
    Frédérique Moidon

    Soundtrack By:
    Yann Tiersen

    Director of Photography:
    Jean-Marc Fabre

    Emmanuelle Castro

    Costume Designer:
    Anne Schotte

    Production Designer:
    Jimmy Vansteenkiste

    Alain Rocca
    Adeline Lecallier
    Bertrand Faivre

    Tartan Video

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