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Hidden City (1987)

 |  Thriller, Mystery  |  24 June 1987 (UK)
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Sharon Newton (Cassie Stuart) leads the uncooperative James Richards (Charles Dance) into a world of misplaced government secrets, capitalistic artists and bungling secret agents. Will the ... See full summary »

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James Richards
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Sharon Newton
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Anthony
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Brewster
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Hillcombe
Tusse Silberg ...
Barbara
Richard Ireson ...
Schoolmaster
Saul Jephcott ...
Curtis
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Boyce (as Michael Muller)
Stevan Rimkus ...
Young Man in Tunnel
Gerard Horan ...
Young Man in Tunnel
Chris Jury ...
Man at Incinerator
Campbell Morrison ...
Man at Rubbish Tip
Robin Soans ...
Man in Tram Tunnel
Noreen Kershaw ...
Woman Teacher
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Sharon Newton (Cassie Stuart) leads the uncooperative James Richards (Charles Dance) into a world of misplaced government secrets, capitalistic artists and bungling secret agents. Will the truth be out? Will the meaning of the hidden film footage spliced into innocuous Government Information Films be discovered? And what is so important about these misplaced medical records? Hidden City is a film set in a London made hidden by the layers of history and secrets. Written by Robert Leather <user@robert.leather.softnet.co.uk>

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Beneath the city streets lie government secrets. File #7 is missing... Pray they don't find it.

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Hidden Gem
5 October 2004 | by (Herefordshire, UK) – See all my reviews

One of the better British films of the last 20 years and criminally neglected - it doesn't appear to be currently available on video let alone DVD.

Intriguing (and somewhat unsettling) plot. Sensible portrayals - no overacting, Unusual settings - a London rarely seen either in life or on screen. Well constructed - the atmosphere builds beautifully.

All in all, it puts so much of recent British cinema to shame.

And we go and bury it.


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