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Junkhearts (2011)

Frank is an ex-soldier, haunted by a violent past. He lives alone, drowning his nightmares with alcohol. Christine - smart and successful... on the surface, tackles life as a single working... See full summary »

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Frank
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Danny
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Christine
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Lynette
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Scott McNess ...
Carson
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Hasan
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Fisherman
Valerie Gogan ...
Evie
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Josh
Chris Coghill ...
Banker
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Loraine Wicks ...
Christine's Mum
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Beth
Salima Saxton ...
Special Registrar
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Frank is an ex-soldier, haunted by a violent past. He lives alone, drowning his nightmares with alcohol. Christine - smart and successful... on the surface, tackles life as a single working mother by immersing herself in drugs, parties and sex. Lynette, a young rough sleeper watches Christine stumble out of a club whilst she sits in the cold waiting for loose change to fall on her lap; her luck seems to change when she meets Frank who despite his misgivings, offers her a place to stay. Written by Anonymous

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Christine: [On the Irish bank notes] What was that for?
Frank: Hush money
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Cash City
(Duncan McAfee)
Performed by BiB
Produced by Chris Warren
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Good film, if a little depressing
16 September 2012 | by See all my reviews

After reading a lot of negative reviews for this film I almost decided not to watch it. Had I not been aware of how many idiots there are on the internet I might have missed out on what turned out to be a flawed yet enjoyable film. All the characters range from pitiable to despicable and this provides the flow of the film and depressing content and although the ending came across as a little too contrived ( I had expected something a little more messy given the lives of the characters) the story for the most part seemed an accurate representation of life and rang true for a gritty realism drama. By no means perfect but well worth a watch. I would give this a 6 but as it possesses elements I have not seen expressed in film before I am going to give it a 7


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