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The Principles of Lust

The Principles of Lust (2003)

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A man must choose between a settled domestic life and wilder nights in The Principles of Lust from director Penny Woolcock. Paul (Alec Newman) is a struggling artist who starts a relationship with Juliette (Sienna Guillory). The same day they meet, Paul makes the acquaintance of Billy (Marc Warren) and Hole (Lara Clifton) whose lives are a long string of drugs, sex, and violence. Paul veers between life with Juliette and her son, and the debauched excesses of Billy and Hole. The Principles of

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This first feature from acclaimed TV director Woolcock may not entirely come off, but at least it's not playing safe.

June 24, 2006 Full Review Source: Time Out
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A gripping and disturbing ride, it marks out Woolcock as a major talent for the future.

April 1, 2006 Full Review Source: Empire Magazine
Empire Magazine

This tale of a novelist who's drawn into a dark subculture of sex, drugs, and bare-knuckle kiddie fighting is a fascinating failure that scores points for being bold enough to go against the grain.

March 17, 2004 Full Review Source: BBC.com
BBC.com

While the sharp script examines ideas of masculinity and romance, it fumbles the ball right when it matters most.

March 17, 2004 Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall
Shadows on the Wall

It trots out explicit scenes of sex, drugs and violence, but ultimately has little to say.

March 17, 2004 Full Review Source: ViewLondon
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