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The Fall

Synopsis

Los Angeles, cira 1920s, a little immigrant girl finds herself in a hospital recovering from a fall. She strikes up a friendship with a bedridden man who captivates her with a whimsical story that removes her far from the hospital doldrums into the exotic landscapes of her imagination. The man has ulterior motives, and the fanciful story he tells masks his profound depression. Making sure he keeps the girl interested in the story he interweaves her family and people she likes from the hospital into his tale. Once she’s hooked, he’s able to persuade the child to provide him with pills so he can 'sleep'. But in her innocence and unassuming love for him, the little girl changes the man’s will, giving him hope and a deep affection for her.

Details

Year
2007
Type of film
Features
Running Time
117 mins
Format
35mm
Director
Tarsem Singh
Producer
Tarsem Singh
Screenwriter
Dan Gilroy, Nico Soultanakis, Tarsem Singh
Director of Photography
Colin Watkinson
Principal Cast
Lee Pace, Catinca Untaru, Justine Waddell, Daniel Caltagirone, Leo Bill, Sean Gilder, Julian Bleach, Grant Brett Swamby, Marcus Wesley, Robin Smith, Jeetu Verma

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Production Company

#5, 40-42 William IV Street
London WC2N 4DD
UK

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Company

#1595, 1223 Wilshire Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90403, USA

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