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The Claim (2000)

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Release Date
• USA: Dec 29, 2000
• UK: 2 Feb 2001
DVD Release Date
• R1: Jun 26, 2001

Budget CAD 20,000,000

Official Website:
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MPAA Rating
Rated R for sexuality, and some language and violence.

Running Time
2 hours, 0 minutes

Country UK, France, Canada

Studio Alliance Atlantis Communications, Arts Council of England, BBC, Canal Plus, Pathé Films, Revolution Studios, United Artists

More info on IMDb.com

Other Titles
• The Claim
• Kingdom Come (1999)

• Das Reich und die Herrlichkeit (2001)



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Genre: Romance, Western, Period Piece, Prostitution

Tagline: Everything has a price.

Plot: The story begins twenty years after the Gold Rush of 1849, which prompted one of the largest human migrations in history, as a half-million people from around the world descended in droves upon primal California in search of rumored gold. Daniel Dillon (Peter Mullan) is a pioneer who defied the harsh winter landscape and amassed unimaginable riches, becoming the veritable king of a thriving mountain town called Kingdom Come, where he owns everything of importance, including the bank, the mine, the hotel and the liquor store. He even has won the affections of the exotic local brothel owner Lucia (Milla Jovovich).

Now the blind ambition and greed that drove him to succeed are about to catch up with him as three strangers come into town. One is Mr. Dalglish (Wes Bentley), a surveyor looking to expand the Central Pacific Railroad into Kingdom Come, threatening to make or break the future of the town. The other are two women - the beautiful young Hope (Sarah Polley) and the ailing Elena (Nastassja Kinski) - who hold secrets from Dillon's past that could be his undoing. Even in this land of immense landscapes, and even bigger changes, the most remarkable shifts of all still take place in the heart.

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 Directed by
Michael Winterbottom
24 Hour Party People, Jude, Code 46
 Written by
Thomas Hardy
Jude, Far from the Madding Crowd, Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Frank Cottrell Boyce
24 Hour Party People, Code 46, Welcome to Sarajevo
 Cast
Peter Mullan
Trainspotting, Shallow Grave, Session 9
Milla Jovovich
The Fifth Element, Resident Evil, Zoolander
Wes Bentley
American Beauty, The Four Feathers, Soul Survivors
Nastassja Kinski
Playing by Heart, Paris, Texas, Cat People
Sarah Polley
Dawn of the Dead, Go, eXistenZ
Shirley Henderson
Trainspotting, Bridget Jones's Diary, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
Sean McGinley
Braveheart, Michael Collins, Circle of Friends
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 Music By
Michael Nyman
Gattaca, The Piano, Ravenous



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