See the full list of felicias journey cast and crew including actors, directors, producers and more. Finally, the felicias journey script is here for all you quotes spouting fans of the atom egoyan movie with bob hoskins. A solitary middleaged bachelor and a naive irish teenager transform one anothers lives to arrive at a place of recognition, redemption and wisdom in felicias journey, writerdirector atom. Johnny lysaght, lying on the ground bleeding after being beaten by felicias brothers. Meanwhile, a young woman is making her way from ireland to find her boy friend, who moved to england to get a job in a lawnmower factory. Felicias journey is hypnotic tale of seduction, irrevocable love, and murder. Like hitchcock, atom egoyan envisions family life as a potential hotbed of literal or figurative violence and incest. Felicias journey brings heartache to those around herher father, heartsick after denouncing her.
Released november 19th, 1999, felicias journey stars bob hoskins, elaine cassidy, arsinee khanjian, peter mcdonald the pg movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 56 min, and received a score of. The film competed for the palme dor at the 1999 cannes film festival. In fact, ive only just realised what made the character, mr hilditch, played by bob hoskins, so full of hatred and a desire for revenge against women. Hilditch, slipping increasingly into insanity, finally fully aware of the horrors he has committed.
A lonely middleaged catering manager named hilditch hoskins has two hobbies. Felicas journey tours familiar egoyan territoryan industrialized wasteland full of. She is befriended by a lonely middleaged catering manager hoskins. The other is an irish girl, in england to seek the boy who said he would write her every day and then never wrote at all. Felicias journey is a story of innocence lost and regained. Everyone concerned with this beautifully crafted film is to be commended. Besides being a taut, welldirected thriller, felicias journey is chock full of positive moral messages.
Top 10 movies that mixed live action and animation duration. Felicias journey soundtrack 1999 the moviemusic store. Felicias journey 1999 stream and watch online moviefone. Seventeen and pregnant, felicia travels to england in search of her lover and is found instead by. This script is a transcript that was painstakingly transcribed using the screenplay andor viewings of felicias journey. A young woman elaine cassidy searches for the man she loves. Its not that trevors insidious thriller about a lost irish girl adrift in englands industrial midlands and the homicidal catering manager who.
In felicias journey, egoyans adaptation of william trevors shattering novel, one dreads. A serial killer movie in the most unorthodox sense, egoyan trusts his audience as intelligent people fully capable of deconstructing the complicated nature of his films, and. The guardian critic noted it was the first big screen film set in birmingham that he had ever ever seen. Felicias journey soundtrack cd details and availability. Financial analysis of felicias journey 1999 including budget, domestic and international box office gross, dvd and bluray sales reports, total earnings and profitability. Elaine cassidy in felicias journey 1999 bob hoskins in felicias journey 1999. Thought by many to be william trevors greatest work in a lifetime of great works, felicias journey centers around eighteenyearold felicia of course, an irish girl adrift in the english midlands searching for johnny lysaght, the young man who abandoned her in a rural irish village, leaving her not only heartbroken but pregnant. In felicias journey, egoyans adaptation of william trevors shattering novel, one dreads to imagine what tvcook mom arsinee khanjian did to so damage her pudgy son that grown up hilditch bob hoskins still prepares meals in perfect unison with faded videotapes of her showand, as we eventually discover, often takes more sinister trips. Ew york to call atom egoyans surreally atmospheric screen adaptation of william trevors novel felicias journey a genre movie would. Felicias journey, based on william trevors psychologically shivery novel of the same name, pokes into the auteurs favorite pits of sexual darkness, spiritual hunger, and human. Seventeen and pregnant, felicia travels to england in search of her lover and is found instead by joseph ambrose hilditch, a helpful catering manager whose kindness masks a. Felicias journey lacking the complexity, lyricism and moral ambiguity of the prizewinning the sweet hereafter, an artistic highlight in atom egoyans rapidly evolving career, his new movie. A solitary middleaged bachelor and a naive irish teenager transform one anothers lives to arrive at a place of recognition, redemption and wisdom in atom egoyans adaptation of william trevors celebrated 1994 novel. Directed by atom egoyan, felicias journey is a lowkey psychological thriller about the relationship between a lovesick young woman and an older man with an ugly secret.
Atom egoyans felicias journey tells the story of two children escaping from their parents. First and foremost is serves as a strong abstinence message. Felicias journey where to stream and watch decider. Rent felicias journey 1999 on dvd and bluray dvd netflix. Released by milan records in 1999 containing music from felicias journey 1999. With bob hoskins, arsinee khanjian, elaine cassidy, sheila reid. Felicias journey script transcript from the screenplay. For the film of the same name made from the novel, see felicias journey film felicias journey is a novel written by william trevor, first published in 1994. Felicias journey soundtrack from 1999, composed by mychael danna.
It is their misfortune that the paths of these two children cross. The novel was made into a 1999 film of the same name the book won the whitbread prize in 1994 plot summary. The plot follows eighteenyearold felicia, a poor provincial irish girl, who was made pregnant and abandoned by johnny. Although it starts off with an interesting and compelling story of an odd and amusing little man, the duck feathers and quacking soon follow as the film turns into yet another psychotic serial. Seventeen and pregnant, felicia travels to england in search of her lover and is found instead by joseph ambrose. It is a slowmoving but richly acted and shot horror film. Based on the novel by william trevor, cassidy plays a young irish woman the felicia of the title who travels to birmingham, england. Felicias journey has a firm sense of place, or rather of places. Felicias journey is to birmingham in search of her lover, who has joined the british army. Felicias journey 1999 rotten tomatoes movie trailers.
Felicias journey 1999 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Suggested by lionsgate arkansas 2020 movie official trailer vince vaughn, liam hemsworth, clark duke. It was nominated for 10 genie awards following the academy of. Such is the case with felicias journey, the latest film from writerdirector atom egoyan, the critically lauded director of the sweet hereafter. One of the children is middle aged now, an executive chef for a factory lunchroom.
Egoyans movies often seem located underwater, in some surreal. Felicias journey is a 1999 britishcanadian psychological thriller film written and directed by atom egoyan and starring elaine cassidy and bob hoskins. Ew york to call atom egoyans surreally atmospheric screen adaptation of william trevors novel felicias journey a genre movie would be a little like describing mobydick as a fishing manual. It might be a throwaway statement to say that felicias journey could be looked upon as the thinking persons the bone collector, but it really is the complete truth. It stars elaine cassidy as felicia, a teen age girl whos journeyed from ireland to england to find her boyfriend after she discovers shes pregnant. A solitary middleaged bachelor and a naive irish teenager transform. Domestic cruelty, lives of quiet desperation, and the many tribulations of the irish have been william trevors stockintrade for 30.
Find out where felicias journey is streaming, if felicias journey is on netflix, and get news and updates, on decider. A young woman leaves ireland to find her boyfriend in england, and while there is helped by a man hiding unsettling secrets. Felicias journey full movie hd film a solitary middleaged bachelor and a naive irish teenager transform one anothers lives to arrive at a place. A young woman cassidy travels to england from ireland to find her boyfriend mcdonald. It is really hard to describe without completely ruining the exquisiteness of this movie, i can only advise that. It shows the dangers of premarital sex, and the consequences of it that can be truly devastating, and encourages teens to be careful in physical relationships, even if the. A lonely middleaged catering manager spends all of his time studying tapes of an eccentric tv chef. Felicia elaine cassidy has lived all of her life in a small village in rural ireland. The 1999 movie felicias journey, starring the always great bob hoskins and the young irish actress elaine cassidy, follows the narrative points of the novel, except for a certain compression through the use of flashbacks to lay in felicias back story in ireland and some cleverly introduced new material on the past of hoskins character, the. T here have been television plays and drama series set in birmingham, but offhand i cant think of any bigscreen movie before felicias journey that has been shot in englands second city. Felicias journey posted by dayana stetco on wed, nov 17, 1999 at 12. There she is befriended by hilditch, a factory catering manager with a sinister interest in young girls.987 1430 919 1437 512 1054 882 1103 479 293 1028 530 178 1055 1081 894 543 1329 444 1541 972 63 1040 648 901 66 335 1194 45 1385 733