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Pusher (I) (2012)

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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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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Push this film away.
3 November 2012 | by See all my reviews

Pusher is a flat film, leaving you waiting for a climax that never happens. The films gives you a chocolate box assortment of every character in every drug related film you can think of. You have the loose cannon side kick, the stripper girl friend, the pathetic junkie and of course the drug dealer heavies. The only person that manages to escape two dimensions is Zlatko Buric the main bad guy who gives a standout performance as the smiling psychotic Milo.

For all its style and flashing lights and camera tricky, lies a poorly executed film and I found myself just waiting for it to be over not caring who lives or dies. For it attempts to be modern it's also quite a dated film and seems more like something from the early 1990's. Avoid this film and just buy the amazing orbital sound track. I'm just happy this film was made so that orbital made another album. Bad film! Great Music!!


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