Words and Pictures (2013)

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  • IMDb page: Words and Pictures (2013)
  • Rate: 6.6/10 total 331 votes 
  • Genre: Comedy | Drama | Romance
  • Release Date: 22 May 2014 (Germany)
  • Runtime: 111 min
  • Filming Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Gross: $536,712 (USA) (6 June 2014)
  • Director: Fred Schepisi
  • Stars: Clive Owen, Juliette Binoche, Bruce Davison | See full cast and crew »
  • Original Music By: Paul Grabowsky   
  • Sound Mix: Dolby Digital

Writing Credits By:

  • Gerald Di Pego (written by) (as Gerald Dipego)

Known Trivia

  • The paintings by ‘Dina Delsanto’ used in the film were all painted by Juliette Binoche. 3 of 3 found this interesting Interesting? YesNo |
  • In the scene in which Jack Marcus destroys his living room, the music in the background is David Bowie’s “The Stars (Are Out Tonight)” from his album The Next Day. Clive Owen insisted on using this on the soundtrack rather than the classical music that director Fred Schepisi preferred. 1 of 2 found this interesting Interesting? YesNo |

Plot: An art instructor and an English teacher form a rivalry that ends up with a competition at their school in which students decide whether words or pictures are more important. Full summary » |  »

Story: A flamboyant English teacher (Clive Owen) and a new, stoic art teacher (Juliette Binoche) collide at an upscale prep school. A high-spirited courtship begins and she finds herself enjoying the battle. Another battle they begin has the students trying to prove which is more powerful, the word or the picture. But the true war is against their own demons, as two troubled souls struggle for connection. Written byAnonymous

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Produced By:

  • Wade Barker known as executive producer
  • Curtis Burch known as producer
  • Gary Cogill known as co-producer
  • Joseph Newton Cohen known as executive producer
  • Frankey Dey known as co-producer
  • Gerald Di Pego known as producer
  • Derrick Evers known as executive producer
  • Bob Gass known as executive producer
  • Judy Burch Gass known as executive producer
  • Madison Lacerte known as associate producer
  • Fred Schepisi known as producer
  • Nancy Rae Stone known as executive producer
  • Richard Toussaint known as executive producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • Clive Owen known as Jack Marcus
  • Juliette Binoche known as Dina Delsanto
  • Valerie Tian known as Emily
  • Navid Negahban known as Rashid
  • Bruce Davison known as Walt
  • Amy Brenneman known as Elspeth
  • Adam DiMarco known as Swint
  • Josh Ssettuba known as Cole Patterson
  • Janet Kidder known as Sabine
  • Christian Scheider known as Tony
  • Keegan Connor Tracy known as Ellen
  • Andrew McIlroy known as Roy Loden
  • Harrison MacDonald known as Shaftner
  • Willem Jacobson known as Stanhope
  • Tanaya Beatty known as Tammy
  • Tosh Turner known as Finetti
  • Style Dayne known as Friedman
  • Mackenzie Cardwell known as Gloria
  • Eva Bourne known as Catherine (as Eva Allan)
  • Garwin Sanford known as Huntsman Manager
  • David Lewis known as Tom (Bartender)
  • Brittany Hobson known as Isabella
  • Bernadette Beck known as Girl In Hallway
  • Wesley MacInnes known as Boy in Hallway
  • Donna Yamamoto known as Huntsman Woman
  • Patrick Gilmore known as Cop
  • Angelo Renai known as Seated Man
  • Patricia Drake known as Assistant Headmaster
  • Cooper MacNeill known as Laughing Boy
  • Alison Jackson known as Tony's Friend's Girl
  • Myfanwy Meilen known as Huntsman Woman #2
  • Lee Jeffery known as Huntsman Man
  • Jennifer Copping known as Huntsman Woman (uncredited)
  • Jocelyn Ott known as Woman in 60's Ad (uncredited)
  • Ann Wu-Lai Parry known as Waitress (uncredited)
  • Adrian Preoteasa known as Student (uncredited)

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  • Rosalina Da Silva known as makeup department head

Art Department:

  • Juliette Binoche known as artwork
  • Trevor Cole known as set dresser
  • Dylan Dowd known as head greens person
  • Tamara Gauthier known as set buyer
  • Haida Harper known as assistant property master
  • Mark Howes known as lead set dresser
  • Bryan Korenberg known as property master
  • Darren Moore known as best boy greensperson
  • Kristin Shanski known as assistant prop master
  • Mario Tomas-Niedworok known as head paint coordinator


Production Companies:

  • Latitude Productions
  • Lascaux Films

Other Companies:

  • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  camera dollies
  • De Lane Lea  ADR recording
  • Entertainment Partners Canada  payroll services
  • Quadrant Motion Pictures  production services
  • Wildfire Studios  ADR Recording Facility


  • Adler Entertainment (2014) (Italy) (theatrical)
  • All Media Company (2014) (Russia) (theatrical)
  • Cathay-Keris Films (2014) (Singapore) (theatrical)
  • D Films (2014) (Canada) (theatrical)
  • Roadside Attractions (2013) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Senator Film (2014) (Germany) (theatrical)
  • Umbrella Entertainment (2013) (Australia) (theatrical)
  • Inopia Films (2014) (Spain) (all media)
  • Tanweer Films (2014) (Bangladesh) (all media)
  • Tanweer Films (2014) (Bhutan) (all media)
  • Tanweer Films (2014) (India) (all media)
  • Tanweer Films (2014) (Nepal) (all media)
  • Tanweer Films (2014) (Pakistan) (all media)
  • Tanweer Films (2014) (Sri Lanka) (all media)
  • Umbrella Entertainment (2013) (Australia) (DVD)
  • Umbrella Entertainment (2013) (Australia) (TV)
  • Umbrella Entertainment (2013) (Australia) (video)

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MPAA: Rated PG-13 for sexual material including nude sketches, language and some mature thematic material


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