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1 Day (2009)

 -  Drama  -  2009 (Canada)
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1 Day follows 24 hours in the life of Flash, an inner-city hustler who's day steadily gets worse when he finds out local gang leader Angel is being released from prison and wants his £500k he left with him for safekeeping.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dylan Duffus ...
Flash
Orhan Whyte ...
Pest
Yohance Watson ...
Angel
Duncan Tobias ...
Evil
Tosh Dennis ...
J.D.
Joel Eccleston ...
Kite
Micah McQueen ...
Apache
Malik ...
El Presidente
Justice ...
Ashantay
Lady L. ...
Shakia
Natasha Holness ...
Kay
4th Lord ...
Assassin
Fiasqo ...
Evil's Babymother
Mekel Simpson ...
Goldtooth
Euro ...
Zampa Robber
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1 Day follows 24 hours in the life of Flash, an inner-city hustler who's day steadily gets worse when he finds out local gang leader Angel is being released from prison and wants his £500k he left with him for safekeeping.

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A new spin on the gangland genre
27 October 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Seeing as we have plenty of drugs gangs in Britain, it was inevitable that someone would make a film set amongst drug gangs in a Black community in an inner-city. This film follows Flash as he tries to pay off a debt to a drug dealer. He must also deal with three children from three different women, and his mother, who is a very bossy sort. There is some rapping in the film, especially in the first half. At one point, it felt like a musical: the gang go into a takeaway, the customers reach for their wallet and look nervous, and the gang start to rap about how they're not out to burgle everyone. There is one rap between two women towards the end, which I felt disrupted the flow of the film as he neared its climax.

There is not much violence in the film, although the subject of guns is discussed at length in parts. I'm glad that it tried to be different from the numerous US gangland films. The film is made more distinctive through the slang used, which is typical of the Black community in Birmingham. It's worth seeing, but I've given it just 7/10 because it lacks a clear meaning. There's no special kick that makes it stay in your memory.


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