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Locke (2013)

R | | Drama | 18 April 2014 (UK)
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Ivan Locke, a dedicated family man and successful construction manager, receives a phone call on the eve of the biggest challenge of his career that sets in motion a series of events that threaten his carefully cultivated existence.

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Steven Knight

Writer:

Steven Knight
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Tom Hardy ... Ivan Locke
Olivia Colman ... Bethan (voice)
Ruth Wilson ... Katrina (voice)
Andrew Scott ... Donal (voice)
Ben Daniels ... Gareth (voice)
Tom Holland ... Eddie (voice)
Bill Milner ... Sean (voice)
Danny Webb ... Cassidy (voice)
Alice Lowe ... Sister Margaret (voice)
Silas Carson ... Doctor Gullu (voice)
Lee Ross ... PC Davids (voice)
Kirsty Dillon ... Gareth's Wife (voice)
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Storyline

Leaving the construction site on the eve of a major project, construction manager Ivan Locke receives news that sends him driving the two hours from Birmingham to London, but even further from the life he once knew. Making the decision that he has to make, he then calls his wife, his sons, his co-workers and boss telling them the secret that he is bearing and trying to keep his job and family intact. But even more importantly, he will have to face himself and the choices he has made. Written by Anne Campbell

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Taglines:

No turning back

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout. | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 April 2014 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Лок See more »

Filming Locations:

Broadgate, London, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$81,006, 27 April 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,361,423, 3 August 2014
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Company Credits

Production Co:

IM Global, Shoebox Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Datasat | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

It can be noticed when you look at Tom's eye bags how he's getting more tired and weary as the film progresses. As if it were a real non-stop one and a half hour drive. See more »

Goofs

While driving, Hardy is frequently wearing/not wearing his seat belt between shots. See more »

Quotes

Gareth: Ivan, you fucked up your life, that's your business, but Chicago is going insane.
Ivan Locke: Two words I learned tonight. Fuck Chicago.
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Ivan Locke
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Creativity has nothing to do with budget!
13 March 2016 | by batinbugdaySee all my reviews

I can only say we have to appreciate such work of arts since in the modern era of over-exploitation money took over all the popularity of the cinema. It is very obvious that the movie depends on a very limited budget, which I like the most when it comes to cinema, because it is not just for entertainment, or it is not all about marketing and sales. Apart from the story, the movie conveys a message that stimulating people's minds and imaginations does not necessarily require cutting- edge visual effects or a science-fiction rooted story. There are many ways to do that, and when you see the movie I assure you you will ask yourself "How on earth did they manage to craft such an extraordinary movie with such a straightforward story?".This movie has a pure and creative story flow which keeps you follow with all the focus. It makes you imagine, stimulates your curiosity and plays with your nerves. Better watch it yourself!


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