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Junkhearts (2011)

 |  Drama  |  4 November 2011 (UK)
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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... See full summary »

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Frank
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Danny
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Christine
Candese Reid ...
Lynette
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Scott McNess ...
Carson
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Hasan
Nabil Elouahabi ...
Fisherman
Valerie Gogan ...
Evie
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Josh
Chris Coghill ...
Banker
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Loraine Wicks ...
Christine's Mum
Shobna Gulati ...
Beth
Salima Saxton ...
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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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(Chules Odiwe AKA Steelo & Henry C. Akpapunam AKA Big Cokes)
Performed by Chules Odiwe AKA Steelo & Henry C. Akpapunam AKA Big Cokes
Produced by Tom Vernon (Hedgehog Music)
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17 July 2013 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

A great film with original characters and distinct empathy for those we forget to care about.

refreshing and original performances from the cast with each drawing you into their respective perspectives and conflicts

The film progresses with expert subtlety and authenticity that affords the audience the opportunity to develop an opinion on the controversial and intimate aspects.

But it does not sugar coat or hold back; the plot development was artfully punctuated with a strategic deployment of the quietly powerful moments and the raw and charged

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