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Human Bomb (1998)

An unhappy male takes a classroom of children and their teacher (Patsy Kensit) hostage with a set of explosives strapped to his body.

Director:

Anthony Page

Writer:

Lionel Chetwynd
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jürgen Prochnow ... Gerhardt Dach
Patsy Kensit ... Marcia Weller
Robert Spitz Robert Spitz ... Lud
Dorian Healy ... Jon
Nicholas Day ... Police Commissioner
Kate Harper ... Harriet
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chris Armstrong Chris Armstrong ... Engineer
Alisa Bosschaert Alisa Bosschaert ... Journalist #2
Francesca Brown Francesca Brown ... Girl 5
Peter Cant Peter Cant ... Boy 1
Harry Capehorn Harry Capehorn ... Boy 5
Thomas Copeland Thomas Copeland ... Boy 4
Yasmin De Suze Yasmin De Suze ... Girl 7
Amanda Drewry Amanda Drewry ... Jeanne
Kim Fenton Kim Fenton ... Doctor
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Storyline

A young woman (Patsy Kensit) has just begun teaching 8-9 year olds below her qualification standards because of past problems. The school is English, based in Berlin for the children of foreign diplomats etc. Already having the usual difficulties with teaching spoiled children, on her second day her classroom gets held hostage by a frustrated intellectual killer. Jurgen Prochnow plays the German detective heading the case. The film focuses mainly on the 24 hours spent inside the classroom, with Marcia trying to keep the children calm without losing her own sanity. Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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Taglines:

Wired for Death

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violence and cruelty
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Country:

UK | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 January 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bersagli innocenti See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Griffin See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A decent movie.
7 August 1999 | by HettySee all my reviews

This gets off to a bad start with no character development, but once it gets going it's quite interesting despite poor acting from most of the players. A couple of the actors are quite good, though, and Prochnow is terrific in this role.


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