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Filmmaker Sally Potter directed this artful meditation on the dynamics of the romantic and sexual relationship. She (Joan Allen) is an intelligent and gifted genetic scientist of Irish-American heritage who feels smothered in her marriage to a British politician (Sam Neill). While dining at a friend's house, She meets He (Simon Abkarian), a handsome Lebanese exile who was a respected surgeon in his homeland but now supports himself in London as a cook. He flirts with her, and She is pleased with his advances; weeks later, she contacts him, and an affair begins. However, despite their mutual attraction, He and She find it difficult to set aside their political and national differences for very long, as love and lust wage a quiet war against the conscience and the intellect. Yes also features supporting performances from Shirley Henderson and Sheila Hancock. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:June 24, 2005

Cast

Joan Allen
as She
Simon Abkarian
as He
Sam Neill
as Anthony
Shirley Henderson
as Cleaner
Sheila Hancock
as Aunt
Samantha Bond
as Kate
Stephanie Leonidas
as Grace
Gary Lewis
as Billy
Wil Johnson
as Virgil
Raymond Waring
as Whizzer
Kev Orkian
as Walter
George Yiasoumi
as Kitchen Boss
Beryl Scott
as Cleaner in Laboratory
Lol Coxhill
as Father Christmas
Mandy Coombes
as Nun
Beti Owen
as Nun
Dot Bond
as Cleaner in Nursing Home
Dorca Reyes Sanchez
as Woman in Cuban Apartment
Antoine Agoudjian
as Friends in Beirut
Christina Galstian
as Friends in Beirut
Dot Bond
as Cleaner in Nursing Home
Christina Galstian
as Friends in Beirut
Lol Coxhill
as Father Christmas
Kev Orkian
as Walter
George Yiasoumi
as Kitchen Boss
Antoine Agoudjian
as Friends in Beirut
Beti Owen
as Nun
Dorca Reyes Sanchez
as Woman in Cuban Apartment
Mandy Coombes
as Nun
Beryl Scott
as Cleaner in Laboratory

Crew

Sally Potter
Director
Andrew Fierberg
Producer
Sally Potter
Screenwriter
Sally Potter
Composer (Music Score)
Daniel Goddard
Editor
Carlos Conti
Production Designer
Claire Spooner
Art Director
Lucie Wenigerova
Associate Producer
Diane Gelon
Associate Producer
Fisher Stevens
Executive Producer
John Penotti
Executive Producer
Paul Trijbits
Executive Producer
Frank Cabrera Rode
Executive Producer
Cedric Jeanson
Executive Producer
Fernando Medina
Executive Producer
Jacqueline Durran
Costume Designer
Jeanette Haley
Consultant/advisor
Emma Zee
Consultant/advisor
Tommaso Vergallo
Production Manager
Irene Lamb
Casting
Angelo Cosimano
Production Manager
Olivier Chiavassa
Production Manager
Juan Eveno
Production Manager
Alina Pombo
Casting
Elena Tejada
Production Manager
Michael Manzi
Production Manager
Freya Pinsent
Production Accountant
Raymond Burns
Driver
Penny Eyles
Script Supervisor
Olivia Peniston-Bird
Second Assistant Editor
Humberto Figueroa
Gaffer
Emmanuel Clarke
Production Executive
Nicola Dove
Still Photographer
Tom Kinnersly
Assistant Editor
Joan Washington
Dialogue Coach
Jonathan Haren
Post Production Supervisor
Ben Gladstone
Location Manager
Anja Siemens
Assistant Editor
Lori Lazar
Personal Assistant
Philippe Reinaudo
Technical Director
Pierre Tucat
Boom Operator
Hester Campbell
Production Assistant
Liz Alvarez
Set Dresser
Barnaby Sweet
Gaffer
David Purchas
Production Assistant
Vincent Tulli
Supervising Sound Editor
Vincent Tulli
Re-Recording Mixer
Peter Eardley
Production Accountant
Andreas Petrides
Fights Choreographer
Robert Brazier
Foley Editor
Denis Garnier
Focus Puller
Adam Coop
Third Assistant Director
Scott Bassett
Production Coordinator
Eric Bialas
Steadicam Operator
Sam Haveland
Assistant Location Manager
Carlos Miranda
Generator Operator
Benjamin Kerr
Electrician
Walter Donohue
Story Editor
Jean-Paul Mugel
ADR Mixer
Ian Lisi
Driver
Lalit Goyal
Assistant Editor
Ann Hummel
Research
Mike Clark-Hall
Runner
Cristino Adames
Electrician
Mark Clayton
Gaffer
Anne Delacour
Dialogue Editor
Anne Delacour
Action Director
Poll Moussoulides
Dialogue Coach
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