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LOTUS EATERS

by Alexandra McGuinness

synopsis

Shopping by day, partying by night, jetting between a castle in Glastonbury and the south of France, the young English social elite could have stepped out of an update of La Dolce Vita. Like the lotus eaters of The Odyssey and Joyce’sUlysses, they live on a permanent high, doing nothing, at a lazy distance from the world around them...

international title: Lotus Eaters
original title: Lotus Eaters
country: Ireland, United Kingdom
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Alexandra McGuinness
screenplay: Brendan Grant, Alexandra McGuinness
cast: Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Benn Northover, Alex Wyndham, Cynthia Fortune Ryan, Daisy Lewis, Johnny Flynn, Liam Browne, Amber Anderson, Gina Bramhill, Katrena Rochell Millar, Jay Choi
cinematography by: Gareth Munden
film editing: Herbert Hunger, Emer Reynolds
art director: Richard Hudson
costumes designer: Ruth Higginbotham
producer: Mark Lee, Kyle Blanshard, Morgan Bushe, Macdara Kelleher
production: McGuinnesslee Limited, Fastnet Films
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