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Director:
Writers:
Danny Cannon (writer) &
David Hilton (writer)
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Release Date:
8 October 1993 (UK) See more »
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Tagline:
London Is Not Only Losing Her Soul To The Americans, She's Selling It. See more »
Plot:
The London police is having trouble with organized crime commited by juvenile delinquents. Their leader... See more » | Add synopsis »
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User Reviews:
A powerful dark drama with millieu and mood first and story second. See more (19 total) »

Cast

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Harvey Keitel ... John Harris

Iain Glen ... Edward Foster

John Wood ... Richard Donnelly
Terence Rigby ... Sidney Callow

Keith Allen ... Jack Doyle
Craig Kelly ... Christian O'Neill

Thandie Newton ... Rachael Stevens

Viggo Mortensen ... Carl Frazer
Dave Duffy ... Louis Carnegie
Geoffrey McGivern ... Brian Carver
Nigel Clauzel ... Lionel Stevens
Huggy Leaver ... Mark Byrne

Dig Wayne ... Gary Washington

Christopher Adamson ... Billy Cohen (as Chris Adamson)
James Duggan ... Dermot O'Neill
Anna Keaveney ... Katie Arnold
John Forgeham ... Detective Gray
Clifford Predgen ... Detective Clark
David Doyle ... Robert Dean
Norman Roberts ... Dwayne Henry
Femi Akinyeni ... Young American
John Brobbey ... Young American
Miles Petit ... Young American
Karina Cryer ... Party Prostitute
Nick Burnell ... Frank Pierce
Phil Lonagan ... Pierce's Bodyguard
Toni Palmer ... Pierce's Widow
Joan Hooley ... Lionel's Mother
Adrian Lucas ... Doctor
Rachel Teasdale ... Nurse #1
Samantha Lambley ... Nurse #2
Steve Aston ... Inspector
Fleur Taylor ... Junkie
Daniel Kruyer ... Pat
Jean Elton ... Market Prostitute
Zoe Anastasis ... Rachael's Friend
Diana Lee Barra ... Rachael's Friend
Jo Hildon ... Rachael's Friend
George Arnold ... Wedding Band
Leslie Arnold ... Wedding Band
David Arnold ... Wedding Band
Paul Cullen ... Wedding Band
Kieran Skinner ... Wedding Band
Ferrelyn Wilson-Apperson ... Mayfair Party
Julie Lewis ... Mayfair Party
Joanna Green ... Mayfair Party
Eva Bjertnes ... Mayfair Party
John Sandford ... Mayfair Party

Matthew Marsden ... Mayfair Party
Darren Kandler ... Mayfair Party
Michael Cullen ... Mayfair Party
Damian Busby ... Mayfair Party
Andrew Martin ... Mayfair Party
Linda Hassani ... Sam Harris

Directed by
Danny Cannon 
 
Writing credits
Danny Cannon (writer) &
David Hilton (writer)

Produced by
Andrea M. Franden .... associate producer
Richard N. Gladstein .... executive producer
Philippe Maigret .... executive producer
Alison Owen .... producer
Paul Trijbits .... producer
Ronna B. Wallace .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
David Arnold 
Björk 
 
Cinematography by
Vernon Layton 
 
Film Editing by
Alex Mackie 
 
Casting by
Sheila Trezise 
 
Production Design by
Laurence Dorman 
 
Art Direction by
Neil Lamont 
 
Costume Design by
Howard Burden 
 
Makeup Department
Harriet Barnett .... assistant hair stylist
Harriet Barnett .... assistant makeup artist
Fae Hammond .... hair & make-up designer
Fae Hammond .... makeup artist
Belinda Parish .... chief hair stylist (as Bindy Parrish)
Belinda Parish .... chief makeup artist (as Bindy Parrish)
 
Production Management
Nicky Kentish Barnes .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Marcus Catlin .... second assistant director
Waldo Roeg .... first assistant director
Matthew Sharp .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Mark Allett .... stand-by props
Michael Biesty .... carpenter
Steve Bohan .... painter
Hugo Brackenbury .... dressing props
Bill Brown .... painter
Ron Burkett .... chargehand
Roy Cannon .... set dresser
Penny Crawford .... props buyer
Frank Delaney .... stand-by stagehand
Andy Evans .... construction manager
Ian Green .... chargehand
Michael Gunner .... painter
Robin Heinson .... painter
Jonathan Hurst .... props
Jon Jones .... assistant art director
Thomas Martin .... carpenter
Thomas McCarthy .... carpenter (as Tom McCarthy)
Wesley Peppiatt .... stand-by props
David Pierce .... stand-by carpenter
Alfred Pulis .... painter
Natalie Spencer .... art department assistant
Ty Teiger .... property master
Stuart Williams .... carpenter
 
Sound Department
Jack Armstrong .... boom operator
Michael Feinberg .... foley editor
Victor Garrick .... sound trainee
Victor Garrick .... sound
Diane Greaves .... foley artist (as Dianne Greaves)
Leonard Green .... assistant sound editor
Paul Hamblin .... dubbing mixer
Danny Hambrook .... sound editor
Eddy Joseph .... supervising sound editor
Clive Pendry .... assistant dubbing mixer
Trevor Rutherford .... sound mixer: second unit
Jack Stew .... foley artist
Budge Tremlett .... adr editor
Clive Winter .... sound recordist
Steve Hancock .... sound camera operator (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Mark Fleming .... special effects crew
John Fontana .... special effects crew
Tom Harris .... special effects supervisor
Paul Kelly .... special effects crew
Will Kinder .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Janek Sirrs .... digital artist
Pete Hanson .... studio manager: CFC (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Terry Forrestal .... stunt coordinator
Terry Forrestal .... stunts
Phil Lonergan .... stunts
Wayne Michaels .... stunts
Tip Tipping .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ken Ashley-Johnson .... grip
David Budd .... focus puller
Danny Cannon .... second assistant camera
Adrian Dann .... assistant camera
Kevin Edland .... electrician
Gavin Finney .... camera operator
Stephane Gripari .... still photographer
Finn Hardaker .... trainee electrician
Jerry Higgins .... rigger
Ossie Jung .... gaffer
Jonathan Lambert .... focus puller
Gary Owen .... electrician
Chris Polden .... generator operator
Tony Rubini .... stand-by rigger
Andy Shuttleworth .... Steadicam operator
 
Casting Department
Louis DiGiaimo .... casting: US (as Lou Di Giamo)
Katy Whiteley .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Melinda Eshelman .... wardrobe supervisor: US (as Mindy Eshelman)
Verity Hawkes .... wardrobe mistress
Jo Richard .... wardrobe assistant
Jill Shaw .... wardrobe assistant
 
Editorial Department
Victoria Boydell .... second assistant editor
Richard Broome .... trainee assistant editor
Martyn Robinson .... first assistant editor
 
Music Department
Sharon Boyle .... music supervisor
Nicholas Dodd .... orchestrator
Mike Ross-Trevor .... music mixer
 
Transportation Department
Roy A. Grace .... driver
Chris Streeter .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Muriel Abehsera .... assistant to producer
Erica Bensly .... production coordinator
Terry Blyther .... location manager
John Clements .... stand-in
Justin Davies .... production runner
Marilla Elliott .... location manager (as Marilla Elliot)
Paul Fennelly .... assistant accountant
Andrea M. Franden .... publicist
Jane Frazer .... head of production: Working Title
Michael Garland .... production accountant
Dawanna Kimble .... production assistant
Tony Robinson .... armorer
Scott Rowlatt .... assistant location manager
William J. Turner .... assistant to director
Sheila Wilson .... script supervisor
Ante Novakovic .... assistant: Harvey Keitel (uncredited)
 

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Brazil:104 min | UK:103 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
During one of the club scenes, a remix of Nine Inch Nails' "Gave Up" is playing. This version has never been released officially or unofficially and the only know fragment can be heard in this movie. It appears to be an alteration of the remix found on NIN's EP "Fixed."See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Kicking and Screaming (1995)See more »
Soundtrack:
Hypocrisy Is The Greatest LuxurySee more »

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12 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
A powerful dark drama with millieu and mood first and story second., 10 December 2001
Author: George Parker from Orange County, CA USA

There's hardly a smile to be found in this dark, brooding, oppressively heavy drama which tells of an American DEA agent (Keitel) who comes to London to assist in the capture of a drug trafficker as the UK bends under the strain of a virulent drug trade. The camera spends most of the time examining the bleak, grim, and sad expressions of police, innocents, and others caught up in the drug war leaving the plot muddled and somewhat buried in its attempt to show that where drugs are involved there are no winners. A powerfully compelling drama for those who can appreciate the reality of the lose-lose nature of crime.

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