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Broken --  The story of a young girl in North London whose life changes after witnessing a violent attack.

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Director:
Writers:
Mark O'Rowe (screenplay)
Daniel Clay (based on a novel by)
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Release Date:
22 August 2012 (France) See more »
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Plot:
The story of a young girl in North London whose life changes after witnessing a violent attack. | Add synopsis »
Awards:
8 wins & 15 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Emotional Journey,... See more (33 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Charlie Booty ... Baby Skunk

Lily James ... Older Skunk

Tim Roth ... Archie

Eloise Laurence ... Skunk
Lukas Fernandes-Pendse ... Harry Barlow
Michael Fernandes-Pendse ... Henry Barlow

Robert Emms ... Rick Buckley

Rory Kinnear ... Bob Oswald
Faye Daveney ... Saskia
Martha Bryant ... Sunrise
Clare Burt ... Mrs. Buckley

Denis Lawson ... Mr. Buckley

Paul Thornley ... Policeman 1
David Webber ... Policeman 2

Bill Milner ... Jed
Rosalie Kosky ... Susan Oswald (as Rosalie Kosky-Hensman)

Seeta Indrani ... Dr. Mortimer
Andrew Frame ... DC Carson

Zana Marjanovic ... Kasia

Cillian Murphy ... Mike Kiernan
George Sargeant ... Dillon
Nick Holder ... Dave Toad
Severn Bran ... Fiona Torby
Sally Seery ... Gym Teacher
Salo Gardner ... Old Man

Nell Tiger Free ... Anna
Andrew Maud ... Mr. McClusky

Rory Girvan ... Wayne
Joshua Warner-Campbell ... Kevin

Lino Facioli ... Stephen
Aaron Chalwa ... Vikram
Penny Layden ... DC Jenks
Nicola Sloane ... Dr. Sinclair
Michael Shaeffer ... Desk Sergeant
Lilly Pebbles James ... Skunk's Baby
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Pascoe Willis ... Police Constable (uncredited)
Alicia Woodhouse ... Friend At The Oswald's (uncredited)

Directed by
Rufus Norris 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Daniel Clay  based on a novel by
Mark O'Rowe  screenplay

Produced by
Wendy Bevan-Mogg .... line producer
Tally Garner .... producer
Peter Hampden .... executive producer: LipSynch Productions
Bill Kenwright .... producer
Dixie Linder .... producer
Nick Marston .... producer
Norman Merry .... executive producer
Joe Oppenheimer .... executive producer
Peter Raven .... executive producer: LipSynch productions
 
Original Music by
Electric Wave Bureau 
 
Cinematography by
Rob Hardy (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Victoria Boydell 
 
Casting by
Maggie Lunn 
 
Production Design by
Kave Quinn 
 
Art Direction by
Dan Taylor 
 
Set Decoration by
Stella Fox 
 
Costume Design by
Jane Petrie 
 
Makeup Department
Fae Hammond .... hair designer
Fae Hammond .... makeup designer
Nicky Lissner .... makeup assistant
Naomi Nye .... makeup assistant
Rachael Speke .... makeup artist
Nicola Springall .... makeup assistant
Rachael Speke .... hair stylist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Gisela Evert .... post-production supervisor
Fiona Morham .... head of production: BFI Film Fund
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paul Bennett .... second assistant director
Matthew Hanson .... first assistant director
Darren Price .... third assistant director
Toby Spanton .... additional third assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Mark Adams .... painter
Chris Allen .... stand-by props
Yasmin Alvarez .... art department runner
Rachel Aulton .... stand-by art director
Ian Bee .... carpenter
Annie Bishop .... petty cash buyer
Paul Bowring .... construction manager
Paul Carter .... property master
Bruce Collier .... dressing prop daily
James Collier .... dressing prop daily
Joe Cox .... art department trainee
Helen Dawson .... art department trainee
Tone Gibbs .... dressing prop daily
Kristine Maj De Neergaard .... scenic artist
Alex McDonald .... painter
Paul Mitchell .... dressing prop daily
Katie Money .... art department assistant
Danny Montague .... painter
Turner Moyes .... dressing prop daily
Daniel Nussbaumer .... draughtsperson
Matthew Parsons .... painter
Gary Robinson .... dressing prop daily
Andy Skipsey .... dressing prop daily
Geoff Stainthorp .... carpenter
Kate Stainthorp .... painter
Paul Turner .... dressing prop daily
Mathieu Weekes .... carpenter
Leo Westcott .... art department trainee
Peter Wood .... dressing props
Henry Woolway .... assistant art director
 
Sound Department
Tim Atkins .... adr mixer
Linden Brownbill .... sound film engineer
Paul Cotterell .... dialogue editor
Paul Cotterell .... sound re-recording mixer
Alistair Crocker .... production sound mixer
Paul Hanks .... foley artist
James Harbour .... sound maintenance
Rob Hughes .... sound re-recording mixer
Matt Loveridge .... sound trainee
Peter Mendonca .... dolby engineer
Alastair Sirkett .... sound effects editor
Simon Trundle .... foley editor
Simon Trundle .... foley mixer
Rick White .... vt sound: supervisor
Ian Wilson .... supervising sound editor
Robert Karlsson .... dolby sound consultant (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Naomi Butler .... digital compositor: Lipsync Post
Earle Stuart Callender .... visual effects producer: kinkajou
Stephen Coren .... visual effects supervisor: kinkajou
Stefan Drury .... head of visual effects: Lipsync Post
James Elster .... digital compositor: Lipsync Post
Sean Farrow .... executive visual effects supervisor: Lipsync Post
Ivan Lima .... digital compositor: Lipsync Post
David Lloyd .... senior systems engineer: Lipsync Post
Daniel Spain .... systems engineer: Lipsync Post (as Dan Spain)
Lucy Tanner .... visual effects producer: Lipsync Post
Sheila Wickens .... visual effects supervisor: Lipsync Post
Martin Furman .... compositor: Jellyfish (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Rachelle Biernat .... stunt performer
Talila Craig .... stunt performer (as Talia Craig)
Nick Hobbs .... stunt performer
David Newton .... stunt performer
James O'Donnell .... stunt coordinator (as Jimmy O'Dee)
David Newton .... stunt double: Cillian Murphy (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David Armstrong .... key grip
Damien Cooper .... generator operator
Raffaele Giordano .... electrician (as Raffa Giordano)
John Harris .... best boy
Paul Keating .... playback operator
Seán McDermott .... camera trainee (as Sean McDermott)
Carolina Schmidtholstein .... gaffer
Michael Wacker .... grip assistant
Nick Wall .... stills photographer
Leo Warner .... macro test shots by
Dan West .... clapper loader
Fran Weston .... focus puller
Vince McGahon .... steadicam operator (uncredited)
Miren Patel .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Andy D. Stewart .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Camilla Evans .... casting assistant
Vicki Thomson .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Genevieve Cox .... costume standby
Beth Gillman .... costume supervisor (as Beth Gilman)
Lauren Kilcar .... wardrobe (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Katie Bullock-Webster .... post-production coordinator
Alberto Buron .... digital restoration technician
Lee Clappison .... additional colourist
James Clarke .... head of film: LipSync Post
Paul Dray .... lab consultant: LipSync Post
Stuart Fyvie .... colourist
Scott Goulding .... assistant colourist
Sarah Hughes .... negative checker
Caroline Martin-Tumasz .... post production intern
Aileen McIntosh .... post producer: LIpSync Post
Abigail McKenzie .... d-lab operator
Gabrielle Smith .... assistant editor
Daniel Tomlinson .... scanning and recording manager
Diana Vasquez .... on-line editor
Thomas Waddington .... d-lab operator
Rab Wilson .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Tony Allen .... musician: drums
Tee Bowry .... contractor: strings
The Demon Strings .... musicians: strings
Isabelle Dunn .... musician: cello
Nina Foster .... musician: violing
John Foyle .... studio assistant: Studio 13
Charly Hutchings .... music manager: Electric Wave Bureau
Stella Page .... musician: viola
Antonio Pagulatos .... musician: violin
Alice Pratley .... musician: violin
Kotono Sato .... musician: violin
Stephen Sedgwick .... music mixer: Studio 13
Stephen Sedgwick .... music recordist: Studio 13
Simon Tong .... musician: additional guitars
 
Transportation Department
Barry Majithia .... driver: minibus
Tom O'Shea .... unit driver
Andy Read .... unit driver
Micky Watts .... driver: minibus (as Mick Watts)
 
Other crew
Hussain Ahmed .... assistant production coordinator
Chris Bentley .... title design coordinator: Lipsync Design
Zoe Brown .... head of business affairs: BBC Films
Paul Burgess .... chef: Red Chutney
Jeremy Campbell .... production coordinator
Hazel Capel .... chaperone
Shoky Carter .... floor runner
Sarah Caughey .... senior business affairs executive: BFI Film Fund
Daniel Cerqueira .... chaperone
Nicky Clarke .... chaperone
Melanie Cranmer .... chaperone
San Davey .... script supervisor
Jackey Dawnay .... tutor
Paul Ettlinger .... cast medicals (as Dr Paul Ettlinger)
Lizzie Francke .... senior production and development executive: BFI Film Fund
Jeremy Gawade .... production legal services: Lee & Thompson
John Gaynor .... cast medicals (as Dr John Gayner)
Naomi George .... production associate film/tv: Bill Kenwright Films
Anwen Griffiths .... production legal services: Lee & Thompson
Julia Hall .... senior title designer: Lipsync Design
Sara Hall .... tutor
Gavin Hewson .... unit medic
Mick Hurrell .... health and safety officer
Steve Joberns .... auditor: Shipleys
Bill Kenwright .... managing director: Bill Kenwright Films
Hannah Lamb .... assistant location manager
Hazel Laughton .... chaperone
Caroline Lawrence .... assistant: to Tim Roth
Kate Lee .... unit publicist: Freud Communications
Helene Lenszner .... location manager
Suzy Lucas .... literary consultant: BFI Film Fund
Holly Magrath .... chaperone
Lottie Mason .... location assistant
Christos Michaels .... legal services: LipSync Productions
Laura Moloney .... base runner
Georgina Monro .... production runner
Alex Panagakis .... publicist
Jade Parker .... chaperone
Beth Pattinson .... development editor: BBC Films
Charlie Pinsent .... assistant production accountant
Freya Pinsent .... production accountant
Steve Potts .... commercial director: Bill Kenwright Films
Jenny Pritchard .... chef: Red Chutney
Amanda Pyne .... production finance: BFI Film Fund
Bradley Quirk .... story editor: BFI Film Fund
Debra Reis .... chaperone
Mike Ross .... chef: Red Chutney
Danielle Sambrook .... chaperone
Livy Sandler .... legal and business affairs: manager: BBC Films
Tanya Seghatchian .... head of fund: BFI Film Fund
Alan Sharp .... finance director: Bill Kenwright Films
Robbie Sloan .... electronic press kit
Natalie Usher .... production legal services: Lee & Thompson
Howard Watkins .... head of title design: Lipsync Design
Michael Wood .... production executive: BBC Films
Garry Marriott .... medic: second unit (uncredited)
Siggy Stone .... floor runner: dailies (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Will Adnams .... special thanks
Sophia Anderson-Gylden .... special thanks
Angus Belgard .... special thanks
Craig Dickson .... special thanks
Dennis Firman .... special thanks
Mark Greaves .... special thanks
Debra Hayward .... special thanks
Thomas Hyde .... special thanks
Christine Langan .... special thanks
Saoirse Linder .... special thanks
Roz Marston .... special thanks
Hector Norris .... special thanks
Jaz Norris .... special thanks
Louis Norris .... special thanks
Kevin O'Shea .... special thanks
Graham Pryor .... special thanks
Colin Riccardo .... special thanks
Helen Seery .... special thanks
Tom Seery .... special thanks
Charles Tashima .... special thanks
Lyla Tashima .... special thanks
Marly Tashima .... special thanks
Joe Taylor .... special thanks
Ruth Taylor .... special thanks
Hugh Whittaker .... special thanks
 

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91 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Lead Eloise Laurence sings the song in the beginning and in the end herself.See more »
Quotes:
Mike Kiernan:You know it's kind of weird, isn't it, when you're in the middle of something, how these things can be so, oh, confusing?
Saskia:Mm-hmmm.
Mike Kiernan:You know. Unclear.
Saskia:What are you talking about?
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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Emotional Journey,..., 11 November 2013
Author: joyfuljaymac from Inverness, Scotland

'Broken' is a film about a young girl named skunk, her life is turned upside down after witnessing a violent incident happen to one of her neighbours. From then one things go from bad to worse amongst the neighbourhood and her own family.

This film is acting debut of Eloise Laurence who plays Skunk, she is faultless. She keeps Skunks emotions right on the edge of her sleeves which makes her performance more real. When you look at her you can't help but smile even when it's a serious scene, she is just so cute and so amazingly talented. I hope to see her more in the future.

Tim Roth plays Skunk's dad Archie. As always Tim is amazing, he really brings all the emotions a father would feel towards his daughter and puts it into his performance and let's face it, who wouldn't want Tim Roth as their on-screen father? Cillian Murphy plays Mike, the boyfriend of their au pair Kasia, he also becomes Skunk's teacher. Murphy plays Mike as the most loyal/devoted boyfriend who anyone would want, Which makes him a really likable character and even comes to Skunk's rescue which I think any girl would want. You really feel for him when things turn upside down on him, and want to reach out a give him a hug. Plus he keeps is Irish accent for this one! 'Broken' is a film full of emotions, be them happy, sad, anger or love. This film is an emotional roller-coaster ride with some brilliant actors and some wonderful singing from the lead lady herself.

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