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It Was an Accident (2000)

An ex-con gets caught in the wrong place at the wrong time.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicky Burkett
Mickey Cousins
Vernon Fitch
George Hurlock
Noreen Hurlock
Jackie Williams ...
Sidh Solanki ...
Sally Chattaway ...
Paul Chowdhry ...
Rafiq Roy
Kolade Agboke ...
Anita Kapoor ...
Rafiq's mum


An ex-con gets caught in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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Coisas Que Acontecem  »

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Nicky wants to go straight, but the world seems to have other ideas ...
23 October 2000 | by See all my reviews

After a spate of dreadful Brit' crime thrillers, finally a (semi) original crime based caper with a rom-com edge.

Fine performance from Chiwtel Ejiofor as the luckless Nicky, an ex-con who finds himself trapped between the police, gang boss Rameez, psycho thug Mickey (an insane Beesley), and Fitch (Bolam) a throw-back to the old days of the Krays.

As fate conspires against him, it seems he'll never get it together with the beautiful Noreen (a post M:I-2 low key appearance by from Newton).

And some of the best dialogue since Snatch.

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