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Several months after witnessing a murder, residents of Tower Block 31 find themselves being picked off by a sniper, pitting those lucky enough to be alive into a battle for survival.

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Several months after witnessing a murder, residents of Tower Block 31 find themselves being picked off by a sniper, pitting those lucky enough to be alive into a battle for survival.

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In an earlier draft of the script the sniper was the father of the kid who gets killed at the start of the movie. See more »

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In long shots of the tower block there is always an aircraft in the same part of the sky off to the right. See more »

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Die Hard meets Assault on Precinct 13 on a low budget = nerve-shredding!
22 September 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

SEVERANCE scribe James Moran does it again with another sharp, bloody script containing a social message relevant to our times. 3 months after witnessing the death of a teenager, the residents of the top floor of a tower block awaiting demolition find their reluctance to talk to the Police coming back to haunt them when an unseen sniper starts picking off anyone who unwittingly goes near a window. Sheridan Smith (Gavin and Stacey) and Jack O'Connell (Skins) head a uniformly excellent cast in this taut British thriller that doesn't skimp on the blood or the depiction of the true cost of looking the other way when someone's in need and you could help them - but don't, because you're too scared or complacent to do so.


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