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    Unique ID Code: 0000108302
    Added by: David Beckett
    Added on: 28/9/2008 19:13
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    Criminal Justice

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    One Night Can Change Your Life Forever
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 284
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Originally screened on BBC 1 in July over five consecutive evenings, the compelling drama centres on Ben Coulter (Ben Whishaw) a normal 21 year old who, after one mad night finds his life changed forever. An encounter with a wild and sexy young woman finds Ben arrested for murder and his world completely torn apart.

    The programme stars a wealth of British acting talent including rising star Whishaw (Perfume: The Story Of A Murderer, Brideshead Revisited) alongside acting legends Pete Postlethwaite, (The Usual Suspects, In The Name Of The Father), Lindsay Duncan (A Year In Provence, Mansfield Park), David Harewood (Blood Diamond, The Merchant Of Venice), Con O'Neill (Learners, The History Of Tom Jones: A Foundling) and Bill Paterson (The Killing Fields, Bright Young Things).

    Unable to remember the majority of his extraordinary night, Ben is denied bail and sent to prison to await his trial. His naivety proves to be a weakness in amongst the killers, drug dealers and other vicious criminals. Who can he trust, the plain speaking Hooch (Postlethwaite) the charismatically sinister Freddie Graham (Harewood) or his sympathetic lawyer Stone (O'Neill)?

    Written by former lawyer turned respected screenwriter and playwright Peter Moffat (Kavanagh QC, Macbeth - ShakespeaRe-Told) the fantastic drama follows Ben on a rollercoaster ride through the criminal justice system where the truth is marginalised and playing the game is the only thing that matters.

    Special Features:
    - Cast Filmographies
    - Photo Gallery

    Video Tracks:
    Anamorphic 1.78:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital English Stereo

    Subtitle Tracks:
    English HoH

    Directed By:
    Otto Bathurst
    Luke Watson

    Written By:

    Ruth Negga
    Jaye Griffiths
    Ben Whishaw
    Bill Paterson
    Con O'Neill
    Juliet Aubrey
    David Westhead
    Joe Dixon
    Ian Peck
    Pete Postlethwaite
    Daren Elliott Holmes
    David Harewood
    Nicholas Farrell
    Vineeta Rishi
    Lindsay Duncan

    Casting By:
    Jennifer Duffy

    Soundtrack By:
    John Lunn

    Music From:
    The Jam
    The Rapture

    Director of Photography:
    Eric Maddison

    Sarah Brewerton

    Costume Designer:
    Claire Anderson

    Production Designer:
    Will Hughes-Jones

    Pier Wilkie

    Executive Producer:
    Hilary Salmon

    Acorn Media

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