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Broken (2012)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 8 March 2013 (UK)
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The story of a young girl in North London whose life changes after witnessing a violent attack.

Director:

Rufus Norris

Writers:

Daniel Clay (based on a novel by), Mark O'Rowe (screenplay)
9 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlie Booty Charlie Booty ... Baby Skunk
Lily James ... Older Skunk
Tim Roth ... Archie
Eloise Laurence ... Skunk
Lukas Fernandes-Pendse Lukas Fernandes-Pendse ... Harry Barlow
Michael Fernandes-Pendse Michael Fernandes-Pendse ... Henry Barlow
Robert Emms ... Rick
Rory Kinnear ... Bob Oswald
Faye Daveney ... Saskia
Martha Bryant Martha Bryant ... Sunrise
Clare Burt Clare Burt ... Mrs. Buckley
Denis Lawson ... Mr. Buckley
Paul Thornley ... Policeman 1
David Webber ... Policeman 2
Bill Milner ... Jed
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Storyline

The story of a young girl in North London whose life changes after witnessing a violent attack.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

The T-shirt Eloise is wearing in the final scene has a picture of the same painting from the movie "The Royal Tenenbaums". See more »

Quotes

Jed: Are you a lesbian?
Skunk: No.
Jed: You look like a lesbian.
Skunk: What does a lesbian look like?
Jed: [shrugs] Kind of ugly.
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Connections

References One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Colours
Written by Damon Albarn (as Albarn), Alex James (as James) and Dave Rowntree (as Rowntree)
Additional lyrics by Rufus Norris
Performed by Electric Wave Bureau
Produced by Electric Wave Bureau
Vocals by Eloise Laurence
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A breathtaking film
4 July 2012 | by jihadsaadeSee all my reviews

From the very beginning of the film, I got hooked by the beautiful cinematography and style, by the choice of characters and the accuracy of the details and by the visual storytelling that reminded me again and again why I fell in love with cinema in the first place.

The subject treated in this movie may not be something new for the viewers but what I am certain of is that director "Ruffus Norris" really has a great vision and an amazing ability to capture the audience's complete attention every single second of the film, allowing the movie to drive them.

You'll definitely enjoy watching this movie and I assure you, it will be quite an experience. Few movies have succeeded in capturing me to the last frame but Broken is one of them, again, a courtesy of the amazing cinema of England.

The movie is based on the concept of causes and consequences that lead to certain actions and results that may be good or bad depending on the situation. It is set in a small neighborhood where the stories of the characters living there intertwine in a beautiful way.

It is a story about the loss of innocence, childhood, unfortunate events and people trying to do "good", and forced to do "bad".

Enough said, this film is definitely a must-watch this year.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 March 2013 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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