Two strangers come to discover the fate of their respective children in the 2005 terrorist attacks on London.


Rachid Bouchareb


Rachid Bouchareb (screenplay), Olivier Lorelle (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Brenda Blethyn ... Elisabeth Sommers
Sotigui Kouyaté ... Ousmane
Sami Bouajila ... Imam
Roschdy Zem ... Le Boucher
Francis Magee ... Inspecteur anglais
Bernard Blancan ... Ouvrier Forestier
Marc Baylis ... Edward (as Marc Bayliss)
Gareth Randall Gareth Randall ... Pasteur
Aurélie Eltvedt Aurélie Eltvedt ... Guide Chapelle
Mathieu Schiffman Mathieu Schiffman ... Inspecteur anglais
Diveen Henry ... Policière anglaise
Salah Mohamed-Marich Salah Mohamed-Marich ... Locataire appartement (as Salah Mohamed-Mariche)
Gurdepak Chaggar Gurdepak Chaggar ... Agent de Voyage
Faycal Sekkoum Faycal Sekkoum ... Homme avec portable
Sherekia Barton Sherekia Barton ... Coiffeuse


After traveling to London to check on their missing children in the wake of the 2005 terror attack on the city, two strangers come to discover their respective children had been living together at the time of the attacks. Written by Anonymous

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Doubt is a killer
22 June 2009 | by LazySodSee all my reviews

Weeks after the terrorist attacks in London a mother calls her daughter, over and over again. She hasn't heard from her in a while and is getting more and more anxious about her, knowing she lived close to where the events took place. When she goes to London to find her she finds a man instead. A man who matches her in one important manner - he is searching for his son. The two of them continue their search together and slowly find out more about themselves and each other.

Dark and dreary, depressing and painful. Sometimes people get together for entirely the wrong reason and this is one of these occasions. They connect rather well and play their stories out in a believable way. As they go through their daily routine it becomes all too painfully clear where it will all end - but the real pain of this film is that it ends too quickly. It runs for 87 minutes and could have used another 15 without having grown less intense. The shortness makes it feel a little rushed, but only a little.

9 out of 10 steps in the dark

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23 September 2009 (France) See more »

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London River See more »


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