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R| 1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
British teenager Hallam Foe (Jamie Bell) still mourns his mother's suicide and refuses to open up to his stepmother, Verity (Claire Forlani). After Verity seduces and blackmails him, Hallam runs away to Edinburgh and meets Kate (Sophia Myles), a manager in a hotel who gives him a job. Kate reminds Hallam of his mother, and he begins spying on her from a clock tower overlooking her apartment. Gradually, Hallam and Kate form a complicated relationship as he tries to cope with his mother's death.

Cast: Jamie Bell , Sophia Myles , Ciarán Hinds , Jamie Sives , Maurice Roeves , Ewen Bremner , Claire Forlani , Ruthie Milne

Director: David Mackenzie

Genres: Drama, Romance

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

Hallam Foe (2007)

Release Date: September 5th, 2008|1 hr. 35 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Not a movie to cozy up to. The twisted tale is only mildly intriguing, worth seeing mainly for the striking performance of Jamie Bell (Billy Elliot) as Hallam Foe, a creepy teenage voyeur beset with an Oedipal complex. show more

  • 20
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Jamie Bell gives a watchable performance in this self-conscious, coming-of-age drama, though the film's overall effect is best described as David Lynch lite. show more

  • 80
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    Most entertaining comic drama with a great turn by Jamie Bell. show more

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