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A romantic thriller set during the armed robbery of one of London's most exclusive jewelers.

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A romantic thriller set during the armed robbery of one of London's most exclusive jewelers.

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For the opening credits, Asprey's allowed the production into their store to film close-ups of some of the jewelery they have on display. A couple of the pieces they filmed were worth more than the film's entire budget. See more »

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Mary Bright: Have you still got the tickets to the concert?
Sam Smith: Yeah.
Mary Bright: Ask me...
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Emotionally Intricate and Quirky Hostage Film
15 December 2012 | by (boston mass. usa) – See all my reviews

I wouldn't use any extreme words to describe this film. It's not 'fantastic' or 'hysterical' or 'must see'. But it is interesting and unusual.The story of a jewelry heist gone very wrong and the three hostages awaiting resolution in the rarefied atmosphere of an elite London antique jewelry shop , it is fairly quiet, reserved,occasionally funny ;and occasionally jolting, stressful,violent.Except for a few scenes, it all takes place in one interior ,so it feels very much like a play.

I wasn't familiar with any of the actors except my hero, Timothy Spall, but they were all spot on.And it was very interesting to me that the five main actors all pretty much had equal time. There was no one person that 'made the picture.' For me, the story and the characters all felt very authentic and believable, and the pace never felt lagging or forced. The unexpected elements were the romantic interludes- a grief struck gentleman remembering the love of his life,a fairy tale-like story told to distract a worried hostage; a psychopath mesmerized by an opera aria; and they all contributed to making a heist/hostage film something quite different and out of the ordinary.I really enjoyed it.


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