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Cleanskin (2012)

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A British secret service agent is faced with the task of pursuing and eliminating a British-born suicide bomber and his terrorist cell.

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Cleanskin: Ewan (Sean Bean) is a British Secret Service Agent faced with the task of pursuing and eliminating a British born Asian suicide bomber Ash (Abhin Galeya) and his terrorist cell, whilst Ash wrestles with his conscience and reflects on his journey to terrorism. Written by UKFS

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Fight fire with fire

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11 September 2012 (USA)  »

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Apostoli aftoktonias  »

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£2,000,000 (estimated)
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During the kitchen fight scene after Ewan is hit with the fire extinguisher while Ash is getting up his stunt back protector is clearly visible. In the next shot it is gone. See more »

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Charlotte: We're bound by procedure. In this situation, we cannot afford those constraints.
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Words and Music by Tom Parsons and Kier Scales
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Performed by Kat Williams
Courtesy of Tak Records
Under license from Tom Parsons and Kier Scales
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Pulsating, gritty, controversial and memorable....
9 March 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I can only agree wholeheartedly with the other reviews. This is a pulsating , vibrant film that will stick in the memory for a long time and will, undoubtedly provoke muck discussion and media interest (as well as a great deal off critical acclaim). The action comes thick and fast and the film benefits from screen writing which is both economical and expansive whilst the dialogue ranges from the gritty to the poetical. Strong performances all round make this one of the thrillers of the year and a solid 9 rating on merit and for the sheer bravery to put out a film about terrorism when Oscars scream "tweeness". Catch this while you can and you wont be disappointed!


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