• Cul-de-Sac (2000)

Cul-de-Sac

Release Date: December 30th, 2000

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary

When on-the-lam crook Richard (Lionel Stander) and his injured partner-in-crime, Albie (Jack MacGowran), seek shelter in a remote castle by the sea, they find themselves confronted by the owners -- George (Donald Pleasence), an eccentric and weak retiree, and his oversexed wife, Teresa (Françoise Dorléac). Richard seizes control of the castle, but, as the criminals are pulled further into the isolated world of the strange couple, a volatile test of wills ensues.

Cast: Donald Pleasence, Françoise Dorléac, Lionel Stander, Jack MacGowran, Iain Quarrier, Jacqueline Bisset, William Franklyn, Trevor Delaney

Director: Roman Polanski

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Tekli, Compton Films

Distributors: Nightmare Video, International Film Distributors, Globo Video [br], Sigma III Corp, Transmission Films Ltsd. [us]

Keywords: Husband, 1960s, Escape, Friendship, Wife, Temptation, Offbeat, England, Dark, Amusing, Rivalry

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Awards

Nominated Best Cinematography: Black & White
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1967)