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The Abduction Club

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Synopsis

Ireland, 1780. The eldest sons of wealthy families stand to inherit everything, and with this comes the pick of the attractive society brides. But the younger brothers get nothing. So a group of these financially challenged gents come together to form The Abduction Club their plan: take attractive, wealthy girls captive for one night and persuade them to marry.

Saddled up, wearing masks, they set off to abduct their would-be brides from under their fathers' noses. But what happens when their intendeds do not succumb to their impoverished proposals?

Maybe its time to take off the masks and turn on the charm!

Details

Year
2001
Type of film
Features
Running Time
100 mins
Format
35mm Kodak
Director
Stefan Schwartz
Producer
Neil Peplow, David Collins, Yves Marmion, Richard Holmes
Editor
Pamela Power
Screenwriter
Bill Britten, Richard Crawford
Director of Photography
Howard Atherton
Sound
Jim Corcoran
Principal Cast
Daniel Lapaine, Matthew Rhys, Alice Evans, Sophia Myles

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Production Company

Hellfire Films
Contact: Neil Peplow
C/O Gruber Films
4th Floor, Portland House
4 Great Portland Street
London W1W 8QJ
UK

T +44 (0)20 7612 0070
F +44 (0)20 7612 0033

gruber@civiliancontent.com

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Company

Pathe International