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Dripping in Chocolate (2012)

When Detective Bennett O'Mara finds a chocolate wrapper on a strangled girl, it leads him to enigmatic chocolatier Juliana Lovece. Just as this perceptive woman gets under his hardened skin... See full summary »

Director:

Mark Joffe

Writers:

John Ridley, Sarah Smith (created by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
David Wenham ... Detective Bennett O'Mara
Louise Lombard ... Juliana Lovece
Richard Brancatisano ... Saxon Blake
Rick Donald ... Carl Dukes
Geoff Morrell ... Stuart Verger
Chelsie Preston Crayford ... Rebecca Riley
Caroline Brazier ... Marion Verger
Lucy Durack ... Bunny
Aaron Glenane ... Travis
Shannon Ashlyn ... Lucy
Paul Winchester ... Businessman
Laura Gorun ... Celine Davies
Adam Marsden ... Security Guard
John Manning ... Vet
Alfredo Malabello Alfredo Malabello ... Eduardo
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When Detective Bennett O'Mara finds a chocolate wrapper on a strangled girl, it leads him to enigmatic chocolatier Juliana Lovece. Just as this perceptive woman gets under his hardened skin, he suspects she may be at the centre of an increasing murder count." Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

Death By Chocolate

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

UK | Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 April 2012 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Mord og chokolade See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Detective promoted to Senior Sergeant out of a clear blue sky. Doesn't happen. NSW Police Positions are advertised, applied for then interviews are held. Senior Sergeants are rare, Police Sergeants are usually promoted to Inspector. See more »

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Flashes of brilliance
15 April 2012 | by BromiosSee all my reviews

An entertaining movie, with flashes of brilliance. The opening sequence was a sensual delight and Lombard was entrancing from go to end. Wenham has his moments. The plot was convoluted enough for the the keenest crime aficionado. The direction was uneven, but overall I had the sense that Joffe was back, but has yet to settle in.

Some of the police behavior did not ring true, but then again, I I guess it was all possible. Set in Sydney and on the road to Wollongong, the film highlighted some parts of NSW that don't normally make it to the movies.

Worth watching if you want a pleasant evening watching an interesting drama, a beautiful mature women, and glimpses of Sydney.


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