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  (in credits order)

Kevin McKidd ... Moses

Gordon Alexander ... John

Rachel Grant ... Li

Dominic Monaghan ... Sol

Amber Sainsbury ... Frances

Robyn Kerr ... Sam

Jamie Hayden ... Raz (as Jamie Cho)

Fraser James ... Angel Leader
Rico Pillai ... Angel
Luke Sharaz ... Angel
Patrick Ng ... Angel
Atesh Salih ... Angel
John Edwards ... Angel
Shiraz Hussain ... Angel
Chris Johnstone ... Angel
Fiona MacMillan ... Black Suit
Sarah Riddel ... Black Suit
Karen Parr ... Black Suit
Pamela Clarke ... Deputy
Lewis Macleod ... Deputy
Benedict Relton ... Deputy
Chris Atkins ... Drug Dealer
Olivier Allgrove ... Drug Dealer
Brendan Carr ... Moz
Nuton Stephenson ... Eel
Jay Stephenson ... Eel
Ross Bowers ... Eel

Chloé Bruce ... Eel
Greg Randall ... Eel
Matt King ... Eel
Scott Gray ... Eel
Adrián Gras-Velázquez ... Eel
Thomas Barrett ... Eel

Stuart Sinclair Blyth ... Stalker
Austin Goh ... Mr. Han
Billy Martin ... Mr. Han's Man
Helena Petit ... Pumas Leader

Catherine McQueen ... Pumas
Nairi Bagirian ... Pumas
Meble Tin ... Pumas
Lea Jerova ... Pumas
Beth Caterer ... Pumas
Angharad Jones ... Referee

Cecily Fay ... The Waitress

Silvio Simac ... Wolves Gang Leader
Scott Hinds ... Wolves Gang Member
Chris Jones ... Wolves Gang Member

Oliver Hollis ... Wolf Deputy
Shane Steyn ... Wolves Gang Member
Gary Payler ... Wolves Gang Member
Grant Ritchie ... Wolves Gang Member (as John Ritchie)
Andrew Lucas ... Wolves Gang Member
Keith McBey ... Wolves Gang Member
Steven Mill ... Wolves Gang Member
Lynne Greenshields ... Woman in House
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ashley Beck ... Eel
Mike Krause ... Gang Member
Steve Krause ... Gang Member

Directed by
Richard Jobson 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Richard Jobson 

Produced by
Chris Atkins .... producer
Claire Chapman .... executive producer
Richard Jobson .... producer
Bill Kenwright .... producer
Su Lim .... executive producer
Angela Murray .... line producer
Original Music by
Arban Ornelas 
Steven Severin 
Vincent Watts 
Cinematography by
John Rhodes 
Film Editing by
Yannis Sakaridis 
Production Design by
Erik Rehl 
Art Direction by
Jamie MacWilliam (supervising art director)
Costume Design by
Francesca Oddi 
Makeup Department
Fiona Harvey .... makeup designer
Celine Noonon .... makeup artist
Production Management
Ollie Allgrove .... assistant production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mark Hedges .... third assistant director
Fiona MacMillan .... second assistant director
Dave Moor .... first assistant director
Sound Department
Alan Hill .... sound recordist
Hugh Johnson .... dubbing mixer
Marcus Oliver .... assistant dubbing mixer
Darren Paskal .... sound facility
Vincent Watts .... sound designer
Brian Fredrickson .... sound mixer (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Perry Costello .... rigging supplier
Visual Effects by
Mark Tremble .... digital artist
Oliver Hollis .... assistant fight coordinator
Chris Jones .... stunt performer
Shane Steyn .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Jaspreet Bal .... first assistant camera
Paddy Blake .... camera operator
Ian Murray .... sparks rigger (as Ian Vincent Murray)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Michael Weldon .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Dan Bentham .... assistant editor
Location Management
Mark McGhee .... location manager
Other crew
Gordon Alexander .... fight choreographer
Lynne Greenshields .... production accountant
Amy Gunzenhauser .... Distribution Consultant
Abigail Howkins .... production coordinator

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Rated R for violence and language
UK:85 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Australia:M | Germany:16 (DVD rating) | USA:R

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26 out of 29 people found the following review useful.
Horrible, horrible movie., 5 September 2005
Author: kingdio from California, United States

This movie is so horrible, it makes Rollerball with Dean Cain look like a masterpiece. In an over-stylized and underacted martial arts debacle, Richard Jobson manages to torture the audience for an hour and twenty minutes with slow motion fight sequences nobody cares about but him. I won't get into the plot since it speaks for itself. Not a lot of thought went into it and can be summarized as follows: in some city run by rival karate gangs, only one gang has the guts and morality to stand up to the evil Moses, the gang boss bent on uniting the gangs for evil purposes. I don't exaggerate when I say that's as deep movie went into it as well.

With some of the worst martial sequences ever defecate onto film, this movie is sure to leave you kicking the DVD out of your player long before the final credits. The fight sequences are at times shown on a split a screen, with so much cutting and slow motion, you can't tell who's fighting who. Luckily, you don't really care. There is actually narratives by the main character, an inside look into his philosophical musings, that are actually so cheezy and out of place, it's sadly comical. I think SOMEBODY takes themselves too serious. Definitely not worth using a free rental for.

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