The Wisdom of Crocodiles (1998)

UK,
98m
35mm film, colour
Dolby Digital, English

A British horror film directed by Po-Chih Leong.

Credits

Crew
Director: Po-Chih Leong
Arts Council of England, Film Foundry Partners, Goldwyn Films, Zenith Productions
Executive Producers: Dorothy Berwin, Nigel Stafford-Clark, Scott Meek
Producers: Carolyn Choa, David Lascelles
Line Producer: Laura Julian
Script: Paul Hoffman
Director of Photography: Oliver Curtis
Editor: Robin Sales
Music: Orlando Gough, John Lunn
Sound: Bill Dodkin, Colin Nicolson
Costume Designer: Anna Sheppard
Key Make-up: Pat Hay
Hair: Stephen Rose
Special Effects Supervisor: Stuart Brisdon
Visual Effects: The Film Factory at VTR
Production Designer: Andy Harris

Cast
Jude Law (Steven Grlscz)
Elina Lwensohn (Anne Labels)
Timothy Spall (Inspector Healey)
Jack Davenport (Sergeant Roche)
Colin Salmon (Martin)
Hitler Wong (Noodles Chan)
Kerry Fox (Maria Vaughan)
Stuart Bowman, C.J. December (car crash mechanics)
Anastasia Hille (Karen)
Nick Lamont (toll bridge attendant)
Joseph O'Conor (Mr Nancarrow)
Ashley Artus (gang leader)
Tom Wu, Ping Tang Hon, Antony Cotton, Richard Mylan, Carlton Headley, Neran Persaud (gang members)
Julia Davies (girl in operating theatre)
Rupert Farley (priest)
Diane Howse (Mrs Healey)
Cliff Parisi (labourer)
Vincent Keane (injured workman)

Alternative Titles

Blodstýrar – Sweden
Immortalité – Canada (French)
Immortality – USA (video)
La sabiduría de los cocodrilos – Spain
La Sagesse des crocodiles – France
Die Weisheit der Krokodile – Germany

References

Periodicals

  • Empire August 1999 p.140 – review (by Bob McCabe)
  • Entertainment Weekly no.550 (21 July 2000) p.53 – review (by Lisa Schwarzbaum)
  • Entertainment Weekly no.587 (16 March 2001) p.50 – review (by Justine Elias)
  • epd Film vol.16 no.6 (1 June 1999) p.45-46 – review (by Jan Distelmeyer)
  • Film Review December 1998 p.27 – review (by Terry Richards)