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R  |   |  Crime, Thriller  |  12 October 2012 (UK)
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In London, a street dealer's life spins out of control over the course of one week after he borrows money from his supplier on what's supposed to be a sure thing.

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In London, a street dealer's life spins out of control over the course of one week after he borrows money from his supplier on what's supposed to be a sure thing.

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Never cross the line.

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Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for pervasive drug content and language, some strong sexuality, nudity and violence | See all certifications »

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Zlatko Buric reprises his role as Milo from the original film. He is the only actor to appear in the three films of the original trilogy and this remake. See more »

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Pointless film
25 March 2015 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

I wanted to say that this film didn't really have a point before I knew it was a remake after a Danish movie. I mean, I get what the story is supposed to be: a week in the life of a small time drug dealer. The inevitable downward spiral and tense attempts to keep floating do not fill the one hour and a half of the movie, though, making it feel unnecessarily long and boring.

Maybe you need a specific mood to feel enough sympathy for the character that his plight might move you emotionally. I wasn't in that mood, however. To me it felt like a really predictable story with nothing new to bring to the table. I kept watching through the scenes I had predicted tens of minutes before, waiting for a big finale, something to warrant all of the non action and unoriginal plot. But nothing happened. The film just ended abruptly.

Bottom line: I would guess that the original was better, for the reason that someone considered remaking it for an English audience and because Danish films are pretty good anyway. Even so, knowing the subject, I wouldn't want to watch a presumably better version of this film. It's just a show about nothing.


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