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Broken (2012)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 8 March 2013 (UK)
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The story of a young girl in North London whose life changes after witnessing a violent attack.

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Lukas Fernandes-Pendse ...
Harry Barlow
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The story of a young girl in North London whose life changes after witnessing a violent attack.

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Drama | Romance

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This film was the directing debut of Rufus Norris and also the acting debut of lead Eloise Laurence. See more »

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Rick Buckley: Don't be scared. I just want your goodness. I just want your goodness.
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References One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) See more »

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Written by Albarn/James/Rowntree
Additional lyrics by Rufus Norris
Performed by Electric Wave Bureau
Produced by Electric Wave Bureau
Vocals by Eloise Laurence
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Excellent
30 December 2013 | by See all my reviews

I won't review the storyline because other reviewers have done so beautifully already. I just want to say that this is an excellent film with superb acting, fantastic cinematography, a complex and interesting storyline, and an emotional draw that sucks you into the lives of these characters.

I felt like I was there, in this cul-de-sac in England, with these families who were living, laughing, loving, and struggling in so many ways.

Film buffs will appreciate the creative eye of the director and the perfect combination of setting, set design, costume, acting, score, and cinematography.


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