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Sharon Newton (Cassie Stuart) leads the uncooperative James Richards (Charles Dance) into a world of misplaced government secrets, capitalistic artists and bungling secret agents. Will the ... See full summary »

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Stephen Poliakoff
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charles Dance ... James Richards
Cassie Stuart ... Sharon Newton
Bill Paterson ... Anthony
Richard E. Grant ... Brewster
Alex Norton ... Hillcombe
Tusse Silberg Tusse Silberg ... Barbara
Richard Ireson Richard Ireson ... Schoolmaster
Saul Jephcott Saul Jephcott ... Curtis
Michael Müller ... Boyce (as Michael Muller)
Stevan Rimkus Stevan Rimkus ... Young Man in Tunnel
Gerard Horan Gerard Horan ... Young Man in Tunnel
Chris Jury ... Man at Incinerator
Campbell Morrison Campbell Morrison ... Man at Rubbish Tip
Robin Soans ... Man in Tram Tunnel
Noreen Kershaw Noreen Kershaw ... Woman Teacher
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Sharon Newton (Cassie Stuart) leads the uncooperative James Richards (Charles Dance) into a world of misplaced government secrets, capitalistic artists and bungling secret agents. Will the truth be out? Will the meaning of the hidden film footage spliced into innocuous Government Information Films be discovered? And what is so important about these misplaced medical records? Hidden City is a film set in a London made hidden by the layers of history and secrets. Written by Robert Leather <user@robert.leather.softnet.co.uk>

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Beneath the city streets lie government secrets. File #7 is missing... Pray they don't find it.

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Mystery | Thriller

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 June 1987 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A rejtett város See more »

Filming Locations:

UK

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Channel Four Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color
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Film debut for Michelle Fairley, who portrays "Cleaner." See more »

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Tempus
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Music by David Vorhaus
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Good Views of Hidden London
25 January 2003 | by samwise2See all my reviews

I loved this film for two reasons.

Firstly, it was well written and the direction was strong which is something often lacking in a British film.

Secondly, the scenes of London were fantastic; especially those parts of the city not always open to the public eye.


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