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Compulsion (2013)

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The often larger than life Amy is a vivacious and beautiful gourmet chef who is obsessed with cooking, overeats as a bulimic and uses food as a tool to dominate, be desired and control intimacy. She has imaginary dreams of hosting her own television food show. Growing up she was infatuated with her neighbor Saffron, a former child star who is now a sad, tragic and lonely introvert. A recluse and anorexic, her struggle with food has its roots in a traumatized past with her domineering, unloving stage mother. Filled with sorrow and regret, she is unable to experience intimacy.They each cross over to the other's world, realizes who the other person is, and sees a bit of herself in that other person, albeit too late.


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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: June 21st, 2013 (Limited) by Phase 4 Films
MPAA Rating: R for strong sexuality, a brief sexual assault, and some language.
(Rating bulletin 2276, 6/12/2013)
Running Time: 88 minutes
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Keywords: Food, Eating Disorder, Foreign-Language Remake, Relationships Gone Wrong, Non-Chronological, Police Procedural, Missing Person, Infidelity, Depression, Child Abuse, Performing Arts, LGBT, Cannibalism
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Phase 4 Films
Production Countries: Canada,
United States


Kevin Dillon    Fred
Joe Mantegna    Detective Randall
Kate Trotter    Sylvia
Katie Douglas    Young Saffron
Natalie Brown    Rebecca
Theresa Joy    Sharon Nelson
Daiva Johnston    Teen Saffron
James McGowan    Bob
Jean Yoon    Leslie

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Floyd Byars
Producer    Gary Howsam
Producer    Bill Marks
Executive Producer    Anders Palm
Executive Producer    Jeff Sackman
Executive Producer    Floyd Byars
Executive Producer    Tova Laiter
Associate Producer    Rick Chad
Associate Producer    Bryon Sievert
Associate Producer    Richard Watson
Director of Photography    Vilmos Zsigmond
Composer    Jonathan Goldsmith
Editor    D. Gillian Truster
Production Designer    Michelle Lannon
Production Designer    Craig Harris
Costume Designer    Melissa Stewart
Casting Director    Victoria Thomas
Casting Director    Marjorie Lecker

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