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by Sallie Aprahamian


From humble beginnings in urban London, a young Jewish man has done well for himself financially and is now living with his fiancée in a wealthy suburb, in a house which her father bought for them. The sudden death of his father brings mixed emotions. He is still angry with his mother for her infidelity, which he believes destroyed his father’s happiness. He is determined that he will be nothing like his mother… But all is not well in his own relationship, and when he meets a waitress in a local café, he finds himself drawn to her. She is in a relationship too, with an ex-boxer who is semi-paralysed from a stroke he suffered after a bout, and who now needs permanent care and attention.

international title: Broken Lines
original title: Broken Lines
country: United Kingdom
year: 2008
genre: fiction
directed by: Sallie Aprahamian
screenplay: Doraly Rosa, Dan Fredenburgh
cast: Paul Bettany, Olivia Williams, Doraly Rosa, Dan Fredenburgh
cinematography by: Jean-Louis Bompoint
producer: Douglas Cummins, Carlo Dusi
production: Axiom Films, Aria Films Limited, Matador Pictures
distributor: Axiom Films
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