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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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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 ...
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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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Authentic and powerful story, strong characters, beautifully shot
12 March 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

As a former trauma consultant, I can safely claim that Eddie Marsan's character draws from a credible and real portrayal of those who have experienced trauma in combat situations and war-zones. It is this authenticity that grounds Marsan's tremendous performance. Tinge Krishnan captures the mood, style and pace well to ensure the emotionality of the piece infuses into the viewer's awareness at just the right pitch, so we share the journey of the characters. Tom Sturridge should also take credit for his strong performance. Hats off to Simon Frank for writing an excellent script on a difficult subject, that doesn't exploit, sensationalise or stereotype. This is a film that will stay with you. And right it should.


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