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Cleanskin (2012)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 11 September 2012 (USA)
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A British secret service agent is faced with the task of pursuing and eliminating a British-born suicide bomber and his terrorist cell.

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Hadi Hajaig

Writer:

Hadi Hajaig
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Bean ... Ewan
Charlotte Rampling ... Charlotte
Abhin Galeya ... Ash
Tom Burke ... Mark
Tuppence Middleton ... Kate
Peter Polycarpou ... Nabil
Silas Carson ... Amin
James Fox ... Scott
Michelle Ryan ... Emma
Sam Douglas Sam Douglas ... Harry
Tariq Jordan Tariq Jordan ... Paul
Chris Ryman ... Yussif
Glenn Wrage ... Sgt. Glen Conlan
Mens-Sana Tamakloe ... Ibrahim
Shivani Ghai ... Rena
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Storyline

Cleanskin: Ewan (Sean Bean) is a British Secret Service Agent faced with the task of pursuing and eliminating a British born Asian suicide bomber Ash (Abhin Galeya) and his terrorist cell, whilst Ash wrestles with his conscience and reflects on his journey to terrorism. Written by UKFS

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Fight fire with fire


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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 September 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

GBP2,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$79,664
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Company Credits

Production Co:

The UK Film Studio See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital EX

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

One news article has a scrolling text declaring that Spurs have won the Champions League. As of 2018, this still hasn't happened. See more »

Goofs

When we see the newspaper article with the headline about the graduate dying in the bomb attack, most of the text is actually about Great White sharks being spotted off the coast of Cornwall due to global warming. See more »

Quotes

Nabil: In Afghanistan, we had to fight to earn respect and freedom from the Russians.
Ash: You were there? What was it like?
Nabil: What happens on the battlefield is between you and God.
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Connections

Features Mr. Bean (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Glow
Words and Music by James Bay
Copyright Control
Performed by James Bay
Courtesy of BIMM & South Coast Sounds
Under license from James Bay
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Lingers in the memory
17 August 2012 | by susanoshawSee all my reviews

A great performance from not only Sean but also the girl (Tuppence?), and it was nice to see Peter Polycarpou back on our screen!

cleanskin will appeal to a wide audience, not just those who are still recovering from 7/7 (which i couldn't stop thinking about whilst watching) and it's helpful seeing the side from the "good guy" and the side from the "bad guy".

having lived in London when i was younger, it was nice to see some of the landmarks i visited as a kid, so it seems they really went out of their way to keep the realism in the film. it could have easily been filmed in a film studio but it wasn't, which makes it home more for me.

Still the scenes linger in the memory after i watched them.


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