It’s a crushing battle for conscious dominance inside a disturbed woman’s (Halle Berry) mind as a multiple personality disorder pits her organic self — an African American woman — against her Caucasian racist alter-ego. Berry, who won an Oscar for her performance in Monster’s Ball, produces this independent psychological thriller filmed in Vancouver and directed by Geoffrey Sax (Doctor Who and White Noise.)
A woman whose combination of talent, tenacity, and beauty has made her one of Hollywood’s busiest actors, Halle Berry has enjoyed a level of success that has come from years of hard work and her share of career pitfalls.
Berry’s interest in show business came courtesy of her participation in a number of beauty pageants throughout her teens, including the 1986 Miss U.S.A. Pageant. A native of Cleveland, OH, where she was born to an African-American father and white mother on August 14, 1968, Berry was raised by her mother, a psychiatric nurse, following her parents’ divorce. At the age of 17, she appeared in the spotlight for the first time as the winner of the Miss Teen All-American Pageant, and subsequently became a model. Berry won her first professional acting gig on the TV series Living Dolls, and then appeared on Knots Landing before winning her first big-screen role in Spike Lee’s Jungle Fever. It was on the set of the film that she first earned her reputation for her full… read more
Geoffrey Sax began his career in the 1970s, working for the BBC as an in-house director. Some of his earliest work includes the 30-minute special Canned Laughter, written by and starring Rowan Atkinson, and British comedy series such as End of Part One and Cannon & Ball. He moved into drama with episodes of Bergerac and Lovejoy, then directed Christopher Lee in the TV movie The Disputation (1986).
After leaving the BBC, Sax worked on freelance TV programs such as The New Statesman, for which he won a 1991 BAFTA TV award for Best Comedy Series. Subsequent British TV work includes movies such as Framed (1992) starring Timothy Dalton and Circle of Deceit (1993) starring Derek Jacobi.
Sax then went to the U.S. to work on American TV movies such as Broken Trust (1995) starring Tom Selleck for the Turner Network, Dr. Who starring Eric Roberts for Fox and the Showtime western telefilm Ruby Jean and Joe (1996) again with Selleck before returning to his homeland.
He… read more