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The Low Down (2000)

 -  Drama  -  26 January 2001 (UK)
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$18,755 (USA) (20 April 2001)

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$32,395 (USA) (27 April 2001)
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First full length feature film of 'Martin Freeman'. See more »

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Strolling Down the Highway
Written by Bert Jansch
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Not much ado about very little
19 May 2006 | by (Saffron Walden, UK) – See all my reviews

The lives of a group of lonely London losers comes under the spotlight in Jamie Thraves' film 'The Low Down'. As a director, Thraves is very keen on breaking up the flow of images, and disconnecting them from the dialogue, a trick annoying enough when Soderbergh does it, but frankly plain odd in this film, which is otherwise unassuming and generally low-key. The script is good at the sort of dialogue spoken by people who don't really know each other very well, or like each other very much, but who pass the time in each other's company for the want of anything better to do, and there are some funny moments. But there's little real warmth on show, and little explanation provided for the characters's disaffection: pointless moody shots of overflying aircraft aren't really adequate for this purpose. Overall, it's a bit of a waste of the beauty of Kate Ashfield, and a forgettable movie.


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