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A Common Man -- A terrorist plants several bombs throughout the city of Colombo, Sri Lanka and threatens to detonate them unless prisoners are released.
A Common Man -- Academy Award®-winner Ben Kingsley and Ben Cross star in this action thriller about an ordinary man who reaches his breaking point when a corrupt government frees four terrorists. Directed by Chandran Rutnam.

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Director:
Writers:
Chandran Rutnam
Neeraj Pandey (original screenplay)
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Release Date:
7 November 2013 (Qatar) See more »
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Plot:
A terrorist plants several bombs throughout the city of Colombo, Sri Lanka and threatens to detonate them unless prisoners are released. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Ben Kingsley ... The Man

Ben Cross ... DIG

Patrick Rutnam ... IP Mohideen

James Koch ... IP Ranjan (as Frederick-James Lobato)
Numaya Siriwardena ... Dilky
Jerome de Silva ... SP Victor
Dushyanth Weeraman ... Dilfer

Mohamed Adamaly ... Chief Secretary

Kian O'Grady ... Sergeant Bernard
Susan Zareena ... Aisa
Lucky Wickremanayake ... Chief Minister
Veena Jayakody ... Vegetable Seller
Ashan Dias ... Akthul Majood
Wilson Gunaratne ... Prakash Kumar
Sando Harris ... D. Gopinath
Wilmon Sirimanne ... Sunil Master
Pujitha Kanachana ... TV Cameraman
Teddy Vidyalankara ... Pithala Nihal
Dhanam Senathirajah ... Officer Ganeshan
Suresh Weththasinghe ... Officer Warner
Roshie Sandrasegaram ... Sketch Artist
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Udana Fonseka ... Akthul Majood (voice)

Christine Sclafani ... Eva

Directed by
Chandran Rutnam 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Neeraj Pandey  original screenplay
Chandran Rutnam 

Produced by
Sumeet Aggarwal .... associate producer
D. Ravichandra Babu .... associate producer
B.S. Radha Krishnan .... producer
Paul Mason .... executive producer
Manohan Nanayakkara .... producer
Manohar Prasad .... co-producer
Ravi Shankar Prasad .... co-producer
Chandran Rutnam .... producer
Jonathan Sheinberg .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Ramesh Vinayakam (music by)
 
Cinematography by
Chandana Jayasinghe 
 
Film Editing by
James Rutnam 
 
Casting by
Stacey Rosen 
 
Production Design by
Sunil Wijeratne 
 
Makeup Department
Vidura Abeydeera .... assistant makeup artist
Narada Thotagamuwa .... key makeup artist
 
Sound Department
Vijay Rathinam .... sound designer
S. Sivakumar .... sound mixer
 
Visual Effects by
Kalaiarasan .... 3D artist: GeminiFX
Ramesh Karthikeyan .... visual effects supervisor: GeminiFx
Sivilesh .... cg artist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Malory Congoste .... a camera first assistant: second unit
Antoine Marteau .... director of photography: second unit / additional photography
 
Other crew
Sachin Suresh Gurav .... publicity designer
Emileigh Phan .... assistant to producer
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for some violence and brief strong language
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86 min
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4 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Only one person acted in this movie, 25 May 2013
Author: margotsaites from Australia

This movie could have been good.

I loved Ben Kingsley in it. He was the only person who acted.

At first I thought the actors were actually trying to look stilted and awkward and were purposely trying to deliver their lines in that horrible manner. It felt like they were literally reading their lines from the script....

I soon learned, no, they were just all bad actors... apart from Ben K that is...

Very disappointing.

The story itself was great though.

This could have been a much better movie.

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