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- 1 hr 33 min
Birthday Girl is a British crime drama that was released in 2001. The film follows the increasing problems faced by a lonely bank clerk who decides to purchase a mail order Russian bride for his birthday. Once the girl arrives, he learns that she is definitely not the girl he wanted. She cannot speak English, and two men soon show up claiming that they are the girl’s cousins that have come to live with her. The strange men take the girl hostage, and demand that the man to rob the bank in order to pay the ransom. They then kidnap the man. Once he escapes he must deal with clearing his name and bringing the two men to justice. All the while he is concerned about the true nature of his mail order bride. Birthday Girl was directed by Jez Butterworth, and was co-written with the help of his brother Tom Butterworth. The film stars Nicole Kidman and Ben Chaplin.