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* DarkHorseCasting[=/=]StarMakingRole: Creator/EwanMcGregor and Creator/ChristopherEccleston were complete unknowns prior to this. In fact, Kerry Fox's presence actually got the film green-lit, as she was the only name actor in the main cast.



* StarMakingRole: Creator/EwanMcGregor and Creator/ChristopherEccleston were complete unknowns prior to this. In fact, Kerry Fox's presence actually got the film green-lit, as she was the only name actor in the main cast.



* WriteWhatYouKnow: Like Juliet, writer John Hodge is a doctor.

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* WriteWhatYouKnow: Like Juliet, writer John Hodge is a doctor.doctor.
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* CaliforniaDoubling: Although the story is set in Edinburgh and they considered filming there, a grant of G¸150K from the Glasgow Film Fund tempted them westwards for the majority of the filming.


* SleeperHit: It had a tiny budget, a cast of mostly unknowns and a first time director. It went on to become the highest grossing British film of 1995.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/RobertCarlyle auditioned for David.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/RobertCarlyle auditioned for David.David.
* WriteWhatYouKnow: Like Juliet, writer John Hodge is a doctor.

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* StarMakingRole: Creator/EwanMcGregor and Creator/ChristopherEccleston were complete unknowns prior to this. In fact, Kerry Fox's presence actually got the film green-lit, as she was the only name actor in the main cast.


* CompletelyDifferentTitle: ''Small Murders Between Friends'' (France).

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* CompletelyDifferentTitle: CompletelyDifferentTitle:
** In France, the film was released as
''Small Murders Between Friends'' (France).Friends''.
** In Sweden, it was released as ''Dödsleken'' ("The Game of Death").

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* FakeScot: The Manchester-born Creator/ChristopherEccleston.


* CreatorCameo: Writer John Hodge plays one of the police detectives.


* RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/TonyCurran is the travel agent.


* CreatorCameo: Writer John Hodges plays one of the police detectives.

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* CreatorCameo: Writer John Hodges Hodge plays one of the police detectives.


* RetrocativeRecognition: Creator/TonyCurran is the travel agent.

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* RetrocativeRecognition: RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/TonyCurran is the travel agent.

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* CompletelyDifferentTitle: ''Small Murders Between Friends'' (France).
* CreatorCameo: Writer John Hodges plays one of the police detectives.
* NoBudget: Such were the budgetary constraints on this shoot, the production had to auction off various props in order to raise enough money to buy essential film stock needed to complete the picture.
* RealLifeRelative: Creator/EwanMcGregor's mother is one of the potential flatmates.
* RetrocativeRecognition: Creator/TonyCurran is the travel agent.

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* BreakthroughHit: For Creator/DannyBoyle.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/RobertCarlyle auditioned for David.

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