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Release Date:
10 September 2012 (UK) See more »
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A teenage boy is gunned down outside a nightclub and a young girl dies in a hit and run in two seemingly unrelated deaths. Deeva Jani, returns home to clear her brother Vipon of the shooting and soon discovers a much deeper conspiracy. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 

Kaya Scodelario ... Sally Weaver

Nathalie Emmanuel ... Carla

Parminder Nagra ... Deeva Jani

Stephen Dillane ... DCI Edward Stone

Jonas Armstrong ... Clint O'Connor

Michael Socha ... Tony Marchetto

Kierston Wareing ... Francesca Marchetto

Gregg Chillin ... Ricky Shah

Nicola Posener ... TV News Anchor

Nichola Burley ... Andrea Patterson

Melanie Hill ... Elizabeth Fitch

Alex Lanipekun ... Jude Clarke

Derek Riddell ... DI Mellis
Emma Fielding ... Jean Weaver

Bhasker Patel ... Satish Jani

Forbes KB ... Daz
Fady Elsayed ... Ray
Neal Barry ... Darren Fitch
Calvin Demba ... Inmate 1
Jack Bence ... Pete Fitch
Pal Aron ... Amalesh Khan
Tom Knight ... Patrick Channing

Nick Donald ... Supporting Artist
Myriam Acharki ... Boss
Amanda Smith ... Office Worker
Sebastian Nanena ... Vipon Jani
Ian Ralph ... Bill Lyons

Stephanie Habgood ... Prison Visitor
James French ... Zazou
Avita Jay ... Reporter 2
Hammed Animashaun ... Wayne

Fiona Lucie Campbell ... Prison Visitor / Market Shopper
Sevda Levent ... Kellie the Receptionist
Ed Hancock ... Reporter 1

Joanna Pope ... Doctor Starkey
Surendra Kochar ... Grandma Jani
Rani Moorthy ... Sita Jani
Rowan Scarborough ... Police Technician
Zed Rodgers ... Dr. Scott
Darren Jones ... Mortuary Security Guard
Jj Pamphilon ... Inmate 2
Chuko Selema ... Harold
Sarah Jane-Lee ... Woman in waiting room
Matthew Royer ... Dean
Rhys Hollis ... Louis - Vigil Mourner
Jason Primus ... AJ
Daisy Turner ... Nina
RoxXxan ... Rapper
Selza Carter ... (uncredited)
Ayse Ferguson ... (uncredited)
Dominic Gladwin ... Young Offender (uncredited)
Clarisse Loughrey ... Secretary (uncredited)
Alex Moore ... (uncredited)
Vojislav Scelovic ... (uncredited)

Michelle Somerszaule ... Family Mourner (uncredited)
Sarah Stubbs ... Office worker (uncredited)

Michael Vardian ... (uncredited)

Leila Wong ... (uncredited)
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Directed by
David Kew 
Neil Thompson 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Paul Abbott 
Jimmy Dowdall 

Produced by
Martin Carr .... producer
Paul Coe .... associate producer
Rosalind De Aragues .... associate producer
Sonita Gale .... executive producer
John Harrison .... executive producer
Mike Harrison .... executive producer
Alex Kollakis .... executive producer
Tina Pawlik .... line producer
Kellie Stevenson .... associate producer
Neil Thompson .... producer
Jonathan Willis .... executive producer
Michael C. Wright .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Ruth Barrett (music composer)
 
Cinematography by
Mike Beresford-Jones 
 
Film Editing by
David Kew 
 
Casting by
Alice Searby 
Fiona Weir 
 
Production Design by
Chris Richmond 
 
Art Direction by
Adam A. Makin 
Julian Weaver 
 
Costume Design by
Lisa Mitton 
 
Makeup Department
My Alehammar .... makeup supervisor
Liz Boshell .... makeup artist
Hannah Edwards .... makeup designer
Kristyan Mallett .... tattoo artist
Karolina Scheepers .... makeup artist
Victoria Wallen .... makeup artist: second unit
Pippa Woods .... additional makeup artist
 
Production Management
Lee Brazier .... executive in charge of production: AV Pictures
Katie Shahrokh .... post-production manager
Joe Walker .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John Adams .... first assistant director
Paul Coe .... second unit director
Jessica Corlett .... third assistant director
Charles Oakden .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Joe Barcham .... dressing props
Blair Barnette .... scenic artist
Kaush Bharti .... graphic designer
Roddy Dolan .... construction
Hannah Evans .... props buyer
Katya Guy .... buyer
Tristan King .... construction
Jason Line .... painter
Richard Maris .... painter
Anna Michaeloudiou .... art department trainee
Ewan Robertson .... property master
David Sawyer .... construction
Boadicea Shouls .... art department assistant
Hattie Stewer .... art department trainee
Michael Taylor .... daily prop hand
Charlotte Tymms .... second unit
Oli van der Vijver .... stand-by art director
Daniel Wharton .... painter
 
Sound Department
Nigel Albermaniche .... production sound mixer
Paula Boram .... foley artist
Ricky Butt .... foley artist
Bryn Duffy .... sound assistant
Tom Foster .... foley editor
Marc Hope .... foley editor
James Hosker .... foley assistant
Blair Jollands .... sound designer
Claire Mahoney .... foley artist
Andrew Quinney .... boom operator
Stuart Read .... foley mixer
Nigel Squibbs .... sound re-recording mixer
Richard Williams .... foley editor
 
Special Effects by
Simon Cockren .... special effects senior technician
Alexander Gunn .... special effects supervisor
Clive Shaw .... armourer
Matthew Strange .... lead armourer
 
Visual Effects by
Kaush Bharti .... titles designer
 
Stunts
Dominic Gladwin .... assistant to stunt coordinator
Omar Husein .... stunts
Russell MacLeod .... stunt performer
Kim McGarrity .... stunts
Patrick Meehan .... stunts
Peter Pedrero .... stunt coordinator
Andy Smart .... stunts
Kie Willis .... freerunning performer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Kaush Bharti .... stills
Amos Bowler .... grip: second unit
Jeremy Braben .... aerial director of photography
James Bridger .... electrician
Dominique Cheung .... second assistant camera
Stephen Cornacchia .... second assistant camera
Louisa Court .... key grip
Chris Dodds .... focus puller: dailies
Kilian Drury .... electrician
Matt Fisher .... director of photography: second unit
Trevor Henen .... first assistant camera
Chris Kane .... focus puller: second unit
George Kollakis .... camera operator: second unit
Natasha Luchmun .... first assistant director: second unit
Zack Lyon .... spark: dailies
Pete Murray .... steadicam operator
Kevan Noble .... gaffer
Kevan Noble .... gaffer: second unit
Sean O'Donoghue .... assistant to grip
Nathan Sheppard .... camera operator: second unit
Adam Slater .... electrician: daily
Owen A. Smith .... second unit: camera operator
Scott Sullivan .... assistant camera
Oliver Ward .... heli-technician
Rick Woollard .... steadicam operator
 
Casting Department
Chuck Douglas .... extras casting
Aurora Jay .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Rachel Frost .... costume maker
Emily Newby .... costume standby
Alex Watherston .... costume supervisor
Jenny Watkins .... costume trainee
 
Editorial Department
Sakshi Bhatia .... title designer
Michelle Cort .... digital intermediate film technician
Andrew Daniel .... colourist
Tim Drewett .... digital intermediate technician
François Kamffer .... digital intermediate technician
Justin Lanchbury .... digital intermediate film consultant
Steve Owen .... data transfer
Jateen Patel .... digital intermediate conform editor
Daniel Petiafo .... dit technician
Thy Quach .... assistant editor
Katelin Westwood .... data transfer
James Panting .... edit assistant (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Jake Jackson .... score engineer
Steve Parr .... music mixer
 
Transportation Department
Chris Driver .... minibus driver: second unit
Peter Glover .... unit driver
Owen A. Smith .... production driver
Jan Zalar .... unit driver
 
Other crew
Lee Brazier .... production executive: AV Pictures
Ella Chaitow .... production coordinator
James Cleave .... floor runner
Mike Crockford .... unit medic
Mark Cushman .... assistant location manager
Ian Evans .... helicopter pilot
Chris Fowles .... production assistant
Dominic Gladwin .... floor runner
Joseph Hall .... production assistant
Joy Harrison .... production assistant
David Johnstone .... insurance services: Media Insurance Brokers
Julia Jones .... unit publicist
Kieran Katwala .... floor runner
George Kellakis .... production assistant
Natasha Luchmun .... continuity supervisor
Al Mackay .... location scout
John Maloney .... security
Michela Marini .... floor runner
Maria Michaeloudiou .... runner
Ben O'Farrell .... location manager
James Panting .... floor runner
Leon Rothera .... head chef
Petr Svoboda .... floor runner
Marina Tyndall .... dialect coach: Nichola Burley
Paul Webster .... health and safety officer
Jamie Wolpert .... script editor
 
Thanks
Warner Stephens .... special thanks
 

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6 out of 26 people found the following review useful.
Compelling & gritty British thriller, 14 October 2012
Author: Nikki De Graeve

Twenty8k is a compelling and gritty thriller showcasing the best of British talent in terms of cast, crew & storytelling. The intricate plot keeps you guessing all the way through, as there are so many twists and turns along the way. The characters are all believable and found it a real joy to follow the lead character 'Deeva' played by the amazing Parminder Nagra (ER, Alcatraz), in her investigation to find the truth & clear her brother's name.

It really is a terrific ensemble cast, each giving fantastic performances: an excellent Jonas Armstrong (Hit & Miss, The Street) plays youth worker 'Clint O'Connor', Michael Socha (Being Human) plays 'Tony', Nichola Burley (Streetdance, Jump) plays 'Andrea', a fabulous Kierston Wareing (Luther,The Shadow Line) plays 'Francesca' and Stephen Dillane (Game of Thrones, Hunted) excels as 'DCI Stone.

Twenty8k is beautifully shot by directors David Kew & Neil Thompson, creating lots of atmosphere, the helicopter shots of London in particular are simply breathtaking! Lots of comparisons have been made with 'State of Play' because of Paul Abbott 's involvement with the screenplay. And I tend to agree: if you liked 'State of Play' you'll love Twenty8k!

Some critics were rather harsh with their reviews, just because the time of release clashed with the euphoria of the 2012 London Olympics, and so it 'didn't fit the mood'... Honestly some have a very short memory, as Twenty8k was shot just a couple of months before the Summer Riots in London back in August 2011. So the subject matter couldn't have been more contemporary really!

Twenty8k is a smart thriller, giving the audience just enough back-story to fill some of the blanks, while still leaving more than enough room for guesswork on how all the puzzle pieces finally fit. Highly entertaining and a very enjoyable watch, don't miss out on this one.You won't be disappointed!

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