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Tube Tales (1999)

PG-13 | | Drama | 19 November 1999 (UK)
Nine stories based on the true-life experiences of London Underground passengers.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Luke (segment "Mr. Cool")
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Joe (segment "Mr. Cool")
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Emma (segment "Mr. Cool")
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Alex (segment "Horny")
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Old Lady (segment "Horny")
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Old Gent (segment "Horny")
Leah Fitzgerald ...
Little Girl (segment "Horny")
Stephen Taylor ...
Mr. X (segment "Grasshopper")
Alicya Eyo ...
Shantel (segment "Grasshopper") (as Alicia Eyo)
Roger Griffiths ...
Charlie (segment "Grasshopper")
Dele Johnson ...
Stevie (segment "Grasshopper")
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Reena (segment "Grasshopper")
Peter McNamara ...
Roy (segment "Grasshopper")
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Mazaar (segment "Grasshopper")
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Mo (segment "Grasshopper")
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Collective film comprised of nine stories taking place in and around underground transportation in London, all based on true facts submitted by readers of "Time Out" magazine: in "Mr. Cool" (Jenkins) a young female worker is courted by a colleague who travels by subway and an executive with his own car; in "Horny" (Hopkins), a girl gets sexually aroused every time she takes the subterranean; in "Grasshopper" (Huda), youngsters, police inspectors and drug pushers get mixed up in the subway; in "My Father the Liar" (Hoskins), a little boy takes the train with his father and witness an unexpected incident; in "Bone" (McGregor), a musician is in search of his Muse in the train cars; in "Mouth" (Iannucci), an attractive female passenger rides a noisy train compartment, as she gets sick; in "A Bird in the Hand" (Law), an old man experiences a sense of freedom helping a trapped bird; in "Rosebud" (Dellal), a mother desperately looks for her little daughter, while the girl has a good time; ... Written by Edgar SoberĂ³n Torchia <estorchia@gmail.com>

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Historias del metro  »

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Irish was partly films do at Holborn LUL Station platform 5, the abandoned line to Aldwych Station. See more »

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The title of each short film is introduced as part of the scenery. See more »

Soundtracks

DISCONNECTED CHILD
(end credits)
Written and Performed by Tin Star
(David Tomlinson, Tim Bricheno, Tim Gordine)
Published by Zomba Music Publishers Ltd
Licensed courtesy of V2 Limited
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So much for the London Underground..
6 January 2006 | by See all my reviews

I saw this film.. plus I bought it.. I must admit, it's not a bad film. Something I would watch on a rainy day.. With an all star cast of British actors.. It's no wonder why 9 stories or films all revolve in and around the London Underground. I think everyone from Jude Law to Ewan McGregor who directed the segments of the film. Plus you have Rachel Weisz and Denise Van Outen all doing their bit just to keep us entertained..

But at the end of the day. It's a pretty cool film. Hel! They even had that guy Richard Jobson, who used to interview people in Sky Movies.. Look at him now! He's directing films.. Nice one, man! 9 out 0f 10!


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