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Tube Tales (1999)

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


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Luke (segment "Mr. Cool")
Joe (segment "Mr. Cool")
Emma (segment "Mr. Cool")
Alex (segment "Horny")
Liz Smith ...
Old Lady (segment "Horny")
Old Gent (segment "Horny")
Leah Fitzgerald ...
Little Girl (segment "Horny")
Mr. X (segment "Grasshopper")
Alicia Eyo ...
Shantel (segment "Grasshopper")
Roger Griffiths ...
Charlie (segment "Grasshopper")
Dele Johnson ...
Stevie (segment "Grasshopper")
Reena (segment "Grasshopper")
Peter McNamara ...
Roy (segment "Grasshopper")
Mazaar (segment "Grasshopper")
Mo (segment "Grasshopper")


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 Soberón Torchia <>

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Historias del metro  »

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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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30 April 2001 | by (Athens, Greece) – See all my reviews

An overall entertaining collection of stories, which might not have a very clear message but manages to keep the interest alive. Everyday people in everyday situations with a punch of humour or drama. Style over content once again, but that's not a problem for this movie.

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