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Tower Block (2012)

Not Rated | | Thriller | 21 September 2012 (UK)
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Tower Block is a movie starring Sheridan Smith, Jamie Thomas King, and Jack O'Connell. Several months after witnessing a murder, residents of Tower Block 31 find themselves being picked off by a sniper, pitting those lucky enough to be alive into a battle for survival.

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... Becky
... Neville
... Paul
... Kurtis
... Violet
... Carol
... Kevin (as Chris Fulford)
Kane Robinson ... Mark
... Gary
... Daniel
... Jenny
Ralph Laurila ... Jimmy
... Jeff
Tony Jayawardena ... Eddie
... Ryan
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Several months after witnessing a murder, residents of Tower Block 31 find themselves being picked off by a sniper, pitting those lucky enough to be alive into a battle for survival.

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twelve tenants. one sniper. no escape. See more »

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Francotirador  »

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A trained hawk was used to scare away seagulls that showed up on the set throughout the shooting of the picture. See more »

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When entering the lift shaft, considering they are on the top floor that would mean the lift car is either on the same floor or below them. The car is below and no steel cables visible connecting the car to the lift motor room which would be at roof level in this type of tower block. See more »

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Written and Performed by Danny Watts
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Good idea for a low-budget film... Plot not smooth though
2 March 2013 | by See all my reviews

The screenplay is with intrigues and mind-twisting, but it is hard to judge its probability... Anyway, the action begins with the first minutes of the film and tensions are maintained throughout until the end. The reason for shooting was, however, revealed too soon, but the person behind remained mysterious until the final scene. Performances were great (Sheridan Smith as Becky, Jack O'Connell as Kurtis) or good (the rest), but politically correct attempts to cover the cross-cut of the society (different races-genders-ages) have become annoying as they are used in all similar films.

Nevertheless, a good and compact film to those fond of thrillers in a limited time and space.


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