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Ruby Blue is a 2008 British drama directed by Jan Dunn and starring Bob Hoskins and Josiane Balasko.

Ruby Blue
Directed byJan Dunn
Produced byElaine Wickham
Jeremy Burdek
Mark Foligno
Nadia Khamlichi
Justin Lanchbury
James O'Donnell
Adrian Politowski
Karl Richards
Charles Finch
Sally Greene
Alison Rayson
Frances Patterson
Written byJan Dunn
StarringBob Hoskins
Josiane Balasko
Music byJanette Mason
CinematographyOle Bratt Birkeland
Edited byEmma Collins
Medb Films
Target Entertainment
Distributed byGuerilla Films
Release date
  • 25 April 2008 (2008-04-25)
Running time
106 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


Jack sinks into depression following the death of his wife. The arrival of a mysterious Frenchwoman in the neighborhood will change his life. Jack will then gradually discover the truth about this enigmatic woman.


  • Bob Hoskins as Jack
  • Josiane Balasko as Stephanie
  • Jody Latham as Ian
  • Josef Altin as Frankie
  • Jessica Stewart as Florrie
  • Shannon Tomkinson as Stacey
  • Sean Wilton as Dick
  • Angelica O'Reilly as Rosie
  • Ashley McGuire as Debbie
  • Chloe Sirene as Cecile
  • Michael Mills as Joey
  • Sam Talbot as Sean
  • Nicola Stewart as Sean's wife
  • Corinna Powlesland as Suzy
  • Joel Clark Ackerman as Tony
  • Lisa Payne as The policewoman
  • James O'Donnell as The policeman
  • Rebecca Clow as DCI Cartwright


The filming took place in Kent at Ramsgate, Deal and Barnsole Vineyard.[2]

The movie was presented in several Film Festivals like the Dinard Festival of British Cinema (France), the Warsaw International FilmFest (Poland), the Cinequest International Film Festival (USA), the London Independent Film Festival (UK) and the Frameline Film Festival (USA).


Year Award Category Recipient Result
2008 Chicago Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival Best Feature Length Narrative Jan Dunn Won
London Independent Film Festival Best British Film Jan Dunn Won
Moondance International Film Festival Best Director Jan Dunn Won
Oxford International Film Festival Best Actor Bob Hoskins Won
DC Independent Film Festival Best Feature Jan Dunn Won


  1. ^ "Ruby Blue (2007) - Box office / business". IMDb.
  2. ^ Kent Film Office. "Kent Film Office Ruby Blue Article".

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