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Damage R

Jeremy Irons stars as a respected member of Parliament who falls passionately in love with Anna (Juliette Binoche), the fiancee of his son.
Damage
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 52 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: October 25, 2011
  • Originally Released: 1992
  • Label: Warner Archive Collection (MOD)
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Audio:
    • PCM Stereo - English

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Directed by
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Cinematography by
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Entertainment Reviews:

Fresh78%

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Total Count: 23

Upright73%

AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 6,504
Malle also draws finely calibrated performances from Rupert Graves as the puppyish, yet increasingly strong Martyn, and from Ian Bannen as Ingrid's hearty, rich and powerful aristocrat father. Full Review
Hartford Courant
May 22, 2018
...Rupert Graves is warm and likable...
Chicago Sun-Times
Jan 22, 1993
Rating: 4/4 -- Stephen and Anna are wrong to do what they do in Damage, but they cannot help themselves. We know they are careening toward disaster. We cannot look away. Full Review
Chicago Sun-Times
Jan 1, 2000
Rating: 5/5 -- Gripping, twisting and worth seeing again.
Zap2it.com
Sep 27, 2002
Rating: C+ -- It might be well-crafted and well-acted, but it's still an unintentionally laughable film about an older man getting into an attractive younger girl's pants. Full Review
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Oct 27, 2007
Rating: C+ -- Jeremy Irons is miscast in this pseudo-steamy menage a trois, with Juliette Binoche at the center between father and son (Rupert Graves). Full Review
EmanuelLevy.Com
Jun 8, 2006
It's to Malle and his gifted company's credit that this posh bodice-ripper often comes close to achieving its tragic ambitions. But the stylish Damage is a lot easier to enjoy if one doesn't feel compelled to take it seriously. Full Review
Newsweek
Feb 13, 2018

Description by OLDIES.com:

Academy Award-winners Jeremy Irons (Reversal of Fortune) and Juliette Binoche (The English Patient) are lovers locked in the grip of sexual obsession. Obsession so strong it drinks passion, breathes fire and consumes everything and everyone it touches.

Academy Award-nominated Director Louis Malle (Atlantic City) peels back the layers of one family's tragedy to reveal a middle-aged man (Irons) and his son's fiancee (Binoche) entangled in an intensely erotic affair that is as irresistible as it is destructive. Electrifying performances by Irons, Binoche, and Academy Award-nominee Miranda Richardson as Irons' tortured wife, highlight this riveting portrait of an ordinary man, transformed by desire and willing to pay any price for his passion.

Product Description:

In this gripping romantic thriller, a married and respected middle-aged MP (Member of Parliament) becomes romantically and obsessively involved with his son's fiancee, ultimately ruining his career. Willing to pay any price for his passion, he goes a step too far, and ultimately arranged his own tragic demise.

Academy Award Nominations: Best Supporting Actress--Miranda Richardson.

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Production Notes:

  • Filmed in Paris and Southern France; London and Shepperton Studios, Middlesex, England.
  • Color by Technicolor, Metrocolor prints.
  • Budget estimate $13 million.
  • Began shooting February 22, 1992; completed May 15, 1992. Released in New York City and Los Angeles December 23, 1992; wide release in USA January 22, 1993. Released on video June 16, 1993.
  • Released on video by Columbia-TriStar via New Line Home Video.
  • Film was initially given an NC-17 rating in October of 1992; director Malle appealed the rating November, but an R rating was denied. Malle then made various edits and the film was finally given an R rating.
  • The production company Skreba Damage was created specifically from Greenpoint Skreba for the making of this film.
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  • Sales Rank: 14,695
  • UPC: 883316397145
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