The War Zone

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Overview

An alienated teenager, saddened that he has moved away from London, must find a way to deal with a dark family secret.

  1. Alexander Stuart

    Novel, Writer

  2. Tim Roth

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Ray Winstone

    Ray Winstone

    Dad

  2. Tilda Swinton

    Tilda Swinton

    Mum

  3. Lara Belmont

    Lara Belmont

    Jessie

  4. Colin Farrell

    Colin Farrell

    Nick

  5. FC

    Freddie Cunliffe

    Tom

  6. Kate Ashfield

    Kate Ashfield

    Lucy

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Movie Data

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 38m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • December 10, 1999
    R, Theatrical

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Featured Review

A review by John Chard

9.0
By John Chard

Darkness in Devon.

Tim Roth dons the directing hat for the first time and brings to the screen a shattering tale of incest and child abuse. Alexander Stuart adapts from his own novel and it stars Ray Winstone, Lara Belmont, Freddie Cunliffe and Tilda Swinton. Story is about a family who have moved from London to the Devonshire coast. The son, Tom, is unhappy and feels alienated in the new surroundings, but when he discovers a dark family secret, things become much much worse.

It's an uncomfortable viewing experience at times, making it a film you don't readily recommend, but Roth's approa... read the rest.

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