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  • Nine stories based on the true-life experiences of London Underground passengers.

  • Collective film comprised of nine stories taking place in and around underground transportation in London, all based on true facts submitted by readers of "Time Out" magazine: in "Mr. Cool" (Jenkins) a young female worker is courted by a colleague who travels by subway and an executive with his own car; in "Horny" (Hopkins), a girl gets sexually aroused every time she takes the subterranean; in "Grasshopper" (Huda), youngsters, police inspectors and drug pushers get mixed up in the subway; in "My Father the Liar" (Hoskins), a little boy takes the train with his father and witness an unexpected incident; in "Bone" (McGregor), a musician is in search of his Muse in the train cars; in "Mouth" (Iannucci), an attractive female passenger rides a noisy train compartment, as she gets sick; in "A Bird in the Hand" (Law), an old man experiences a sense of freedom helping a trapped bird; in "Rosebud" (Dellal), a mother desperately looks for her little daughter, while the girl has a good time; and in "Steal Away" (McDougall), two men steal a briefcase with money, but a ride in the subterranean makes them change their minds.


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  • This Brit flick is set on the London underground. 9 different short stories, all different. Some real gems in here, also some big name Directors contributed, Jude Law, Bob Hoskins and Ewan Mcgregor have a go, and some cameo performances from big time actors like Ray Winstone and Daniela Nardini. A real underated but solid film.

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