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Synopsis

Tony, who spends his days working in a London auction house surrounded by valuable works of art, enlists the help of underworld figure Brendan and his henchmen Nick and Philip, to steal a painting by Goya. But things don't quite go according to plan - Tony is left concussed and Brendan and his associates are left with a worthless poster reproduction. Tony claims he has amnesia, and swears that he's hidden the original Goya somewhere for safekeeping, but can't remember where.

After trying to beat the information out of Tony, to no avail, it strikes Brendan that hypnotherapy might be the answer, and takes Tony to Harley Street hypnotherapist, Sarah Lamb, randomly picked out of the Yellow Pages.

Sarah finds out exactly what's going on, and rather than shop Tony and the gang to the police, she decides that she wants to be in on the scam. Sarah's skills as a hypnotherapist enable her to manipulate minds and memories to her own advantage.

The tension - sexual and otherwise - mounts as the boundaries between the real and the imagined, the obvious and the hidden, the genuine and the fake become increasingly blurred as the search through Tony's subconscious continues, and the action builds to a nail-biting climax.

Details

Year
2002
Type of film
Features
Running Time
99 mins
Format
35mm
Director
Joe Ahearne
Producer
Sophie Balhetchet, Jamie Roberts
Editor
Jason Krasucki
Screenwriter
Joe Ahearne
Director of Photography
Paul Bond
Sound
Derek Norman, Billy Mahon
Music
Dan Jones
Principal Cast
Neil Pearson, Susannah Harker, Phil Davis, Sam Callis, Christopher Cazenove

Genre

Production Company

World Productions for Sky Pictures
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Norman House
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London WC2R 0AA
UK

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bill@world-productions.com
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Sales
Company

Icon Entertainment
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180 Wardour Street
London
W1V 3AA
UK

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