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The Veteran (2011)

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A soldier returning from the war in Afghanistan uncovers a conspiracy involving the intelligence services and a gang of drug dealers.

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Matthew Hope
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Toby Kebbell ... Robert Miller
Adi Bielski ... Alayna Wallace
Tony Curran ... Chris Turner
Ashley Thomas ... Tyrone Jones
Tom Brooke ... Danny Turner
Ivanno Jeremiah ... Fahad Sahal
Brian Cox ... Gerry Langdon
Mem Ferda ... Hakeem
Eboseta Ayemere Eboseta Ayemere ... Ryan Sahal
Brendon Read Brendon Read ... Big Benny
Selva Rasalingam ... Fawwaz Abdullah
Christopher Peter Smith Christopher Peter Smith ... Omar
Conrad Peters ... Khaled
Steve Weston Steve Weston ... Ramush Jashari
Adrian Bouchet ... Chechen 1
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Storyline

A soldier returning from the war in Afghanistan uncovers a conspiracy involving the intelligence services and a gang of drug dealers.

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Genres:

Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, pervasive language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 April 2011 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

O Veterano See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

GBP2,100,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$33,229
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The social housing complex that Miller is living in is the Heygate estate at Elephant and Castle. You can see the Strata in one of the scene where Miller broke through some barricade to have the night view. The Heygate has since been demolished to make way for Elephant Park by Lend Lease. See more »

Quotes

Robert Miller: We were told Al Qaeda never use women.
Gerry Langdon: Every parasite adopts to its host and evolves. It's only a question of time.
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Crazy Credits

This Film is dedicated in loving memory to Deverok Pritchard (1939-2008) See more »

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Patri
Written and Performed by Ben Medcalf
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Worth watching for the camera work
23 July 2011 | by macub8See all my reviews

Watched this film today and thoroughly enjoyed it. The camera scenes have been thought through for maximum effect. The feel of the whole film is gritty and fast moving. The scene which overlooks Canary Wharf is a new one on me ,it compares old and new London architecture in one scene. I have been to the Heygate estate and think this film thoroughly captures every essence of the area. The film is fast moving and nothing is overdone but is all conducive to the final scene. A Great British Urban Piece along the same lines of Harry Brown which i think was filmed on the same estate but from watching the two you can appreciate the different views of each director.


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