Quirky mix of comedy and drama focuses on a Scottish teen (Jamie Bell)still reeling from his mother's recent suicide, which he blames on his stepmom (Claire Forlani). Heading to Edinburgh to start a new life, Bell becomes obsessed with a beautiful young hotel manager (Sophia Myles), stalking her and watching her every move due to her uncanny resemblance to his late mother. Ciaran Hinds and Ewen Bremner co-star. AKA: "Hallam Foe." 96 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, DolbyDigital stereo; Subtitles: Spanish; behind-the-scenes footage; deleted scenes.
MISTER FOE is director David MacKenzie's offbeat film adaptation of Peter Jinks's coming-of-age story centered on the unlikely protagonist of Hallam Foe, excellently portrayed by Jamie Bell (BILLY ELLIOT). a troubled young man beset with voyeuristic tendencies and a strong Oedipal longing for his dead mother, Hallam is a sensitive and volatile teenager who has taken to spying on his stepmother, Verity (Claire Forlani), who he suspects is responsible for his mother's death by drowning two years earlier. When a charged psychosexual confrontation with Verity stokes the fires of his unresolved grief, Hallam flees his father's country estate for the picturesque Scottish capital of Edinburgh. Director: David Mackenzie Star: Jamie Bell, Ciaran Hinds, Sophia Myles, Jamie Sives, Maurice Roeves, Running Time: 96 minutes.