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Emulsion (2014)

A man becomes obsessed with finding his missing wife, drowning in the nostalgia of a 16mm home movie of her, and letting his grief gradually consume him until he gets caught up in a sinister occurrence.

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Suki Singh

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Suki Singh
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sam Heughan ... Ronny Maze
Claudia Bassols ... Isabella Maze
Lex Shrapnel ... Billy Patterson
David Ajala ... Jeff
Mem Ferda ... Egor
Olivia Thomas Olivia Thomas ... Amy West
Chris R. Wright Chris R. Wright ... Troy Westwood
Sam Spiegel Sam Spiegel ... Professor Pierre Vallade
Tom Butcher ... Barry Stevens
Patric Deony ... Val
Rosa Hoskins Rosa Hoskins ... Lucy
Lucy Fleming ... Claire
Anton Saunders ... Tim Childs
Elizabeth Healey ... Kruchina
Alex Murphy ... Gordon
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Emulsion is a Psychological Noir about a man looking for his missing wife, set on the south coast of England. When ISABELLA mysteriously disappears from a car park her husband, RONNY, becomes obsessed with finding her. In an attempt to stay close to her he even takes a job at the very same car park. It becomes his life. We join the story a year after the key events. Ronny lives alone in a dirty old apartment. He watches the same film on a projector every night. This is a nostalgic reel of 16mm film; memories of Isabella. Every morning, Ronny packs his bags to move on with his life, but he always slams on the brakes as he approaches a picturesque bridge on the edge of town, where he had proposed to Isabella. Everyday he returns to the car park to continue his quest. Each night Ronny stands in the very spot Isabella went missing from and tries to retrace his own movements and recap on any clues. One night, a prostitute is attacked in the car park and bundled into the boot of a car. ... Written by White Lantern Film

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Slick, stylish British thriller
18 November 2013 | by markj_sepiafilmsSee all my reviews

I was lucky enough to attend a screening of Emulsion a few weeks back. The film is that rarest of things: an intelligent, well made British low budget independent film.

I was very impressed with Suki Singh's slick and stylish direction - the film looks gorgeous. The story twists and turns and keeps you hooked until the very end. It reminded me of David Lynch's work in many aspects - a deep undercurrent of an unsettling mood runs throughout the film, and there are several scenes which stayed with me for several days after wards.

Great acting, great storytelling. A film well worth checking out from a filmmaker worth keeping an eye out for.


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