Drowning by Numbers

Drowning by Numbers (1988)

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 1988-09-10
  • User Rating: 7.3/10 from 88 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 58min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Film Four International
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, Netherlands
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From 88 Ratings
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An ironic black comedy of love and death that takes place an a lyrically beautiful landscape. Three related women, all named Cissie Colpitts share a solidarity for one another which brings about three copy-cat drownings. The local coroner is in love with all three women and helps to disguise the murders.

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Editing John Wilson Editor
Camera Sacha Vierny Director of Photography
Sound Michael Nyman Original Music Composer
Art Jan Roelfs Production Design
Production Sharon Howard-Field Casting
Directing Peter Greenaway Director
Writing Peter Greenaway Writer
Art Ben van Os Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Dien van Straalen Costume Design
Production Kees Kasander Producer
Production Denis Wigman Producer
Production Evelien Jansen Production Manager
Production Peter Jaques Line Producer