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Cleanskin (2012)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 11 September 2012 (USA)
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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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Amenaza terrorista  »

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£2,000,000 (estimated)
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Over 150 extras were used in the bombing scene set in London's Borough Market. See more »

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When Ewan cuts the detonator wire with the knife he cuts both wires at once, this would short the wires through the blade and set the bomb off See more »

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Charlotte: We're bound by procedure. In this situation, we cannot afford those constraints.
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References Unforgiven (1992) See more »

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This Town
Words and Music by Paul Fitzgerald
Copyright Control
Performed by Whistleblower (aka The Embers)
Courtesy of BIMM & South Coast Records
Under license from Whistleblower
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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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