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Angel (2015)

Not Rated | | Thriller | 20 July 2015 (UK)
Angel, a woman who was horribly abused by her grandmother as a little girl and institutionalized after killing her, embarks on a killing spree as an adult. Though sentenced for the rest of her life to an insane asylum, She was released due to inside governmental pressure while being pronounced dead in order to avoid public outcry. Now she is on the loose again, and a government agent is ordered ... See full summary »

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Ray Burdis

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Ray Burdis
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John Hannah ... Lapslie
Margo Stilley ... Bradbury
Karel Roden ... Stevens
Mark Burdis Mark Burdis ... Mark
Jenn Murray ... Angel
Peter-Hugo Daly Peter-Hugo Daly ... Uncle Tommy
Georgina Hale ... Grandma
Jason Maza ... George
Christopher Sciueref ... Colima
Beryl Nesbitt Beryl Nesbitt ... Violet
Andrew Woodall ... Lord Hall
David Elliot ... PC Dunne
Crissy Rock ... Auntie
Richard Blackwood Richard Blackwood ... Junior
Debra Baker Debra Baker ... Little Girl's Mother
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Angel, a woman who was horribly abused by her grandmother as a little girl and institutionalized after killing her, embarks on a killing spree as an adult. Though sentenced for the rest of her life to an insane asylum, She was released due to inside governmental pressure while being pronounced dead in order to avoid public outcry. Now she is on the loose again, and a government agent is ordered to kill her in order to cover up the blunder.

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Thriller

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 July 2015 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Still Waters See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Carnaby International See more »
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The Scenes shot in Clacton were shot during one of the worst winters for several years. The Stormy Sea scenes were some of the roughest seas off Clacton Beach for several years and around the same time the nearby village of Jaywick was evacuated due to an Atlantic Surge that threatened to flood the area. Shortly after the movie was shot, the Helter Skelter used for the exterior shots of The Clowns Hideaway was damaged by high winds and had to be taken down as it was dangerous. It has not been replaced as yet. See more »

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Angel: Clever thriller though fails to entertain
21 November 2017 | by PlatypuschowSee all my reviews

This British thriller tells the story of Angel, a girl in the centre of a paedophilia conspiracy that goes deep into the heart of the UK government. Her mind cracked after years of abuse she is on a killing spree and several branches of law enforcement are after her for varying reasons.

One thing I'll say about Angel is it's smart, its well written and a very clever piece of cinema. Everything that happens is entirely believable and many parts could be considered almost a dark satire.

The trouble is its not very entertaining. We witness Angel on one side and the powers that be on the other leading to the inevitable showdown but when the credits rolled I found myself unimpressed with the film.

Well written, well created and exceeds most British pieces but perhaps it just needed a bit more time to develop. Something about Angel simply missed the mark.

The Good:

Very clever little film

The Bad:

John Hannahs presence is hardly felt

What the hell is with that cover?


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