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Hold Back the Night (1999)

104 min | Drama

A young woman joins a group of protesters trying to stop the construction of a highway through a forest with the purpose of having sex with their leader. But when morning comes and the authorities show up to disband the protesters, she ...See moreA young woman joins a group of protesters trying to stop the construction of a highway through a forest with the purpose of having sex with their leader. But when morning comes and the authorities show up to disband the protesters, she hits a man with a log. This causes the two to have to go on the run. With the help of a sickly, but sympathetic woman, the two slip through police roadblocks. Traveling with her, they learn she is an ex-army lesbian who just wants to see a final sunrise at the Orkney Islands before her death. Written by John Sacksteder See less
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Phil Davis (as Philip Davis)
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Updated Dec 10, 1999

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Dec 10, 1999 (United Kingdom)

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Christine Tremarco
Charleen Charleen   See fewer
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Richard Platt
Michael Michael   See fewer
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Kenneth Colley
Uncle Bob Uncle Bob   See fewer
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Andrew Livingston
Barman (as Andrew Livingstone) Barman (as Andrew Livingstone)   See fewer
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Bruce Byron
Killer's owner Killer's owner   See fewer
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Lars Oostveen
Torsten Torsten   See fewer
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Hannah Bridges
Young Charleen Young Charleen   See fewer
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Robert Stephani
Kerb crawler Kerb crawler   See fewer
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Bill Denniston
Man sleeping rough Man sleeping rough   See fewer
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Derek Lea
Guard at protest camp Guard at protest camp   See fewer
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John-Paul Hurley
Copper at protest camp Copper at protest camp   See fewer
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Graham Eatough
Policeman at checkpoint Policeman at checkpoint   See fewer
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Ralph Bolland
Drug dealer Drug dealer   See fewer
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Jamie McNeish
Drug dealer Drug dealer   See fewer
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Steven Cartwright
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Nick Smith
Drug Dealer Drug Dealer   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 164 votes