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Wale (2018)

An 18 year old youth offender is trying to get his own business going as a mechanic. But enterprise isn't so easy when you're a young, black male with a criminal past. And it doesn't get ... See full summary »

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Barnaby Blackburn
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 7 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Jamie Sives ... O'Brian
Jim Caesar ... Rondo's Friend
Roger Jean Nsengiyumva ... Rondo
Clare Perkins Clare Perkins ... Wale's Mum
Sura Dohnke ... O'Brian's Wife
Raphel Famotibe Raphel Famotibe ... Wale
Mark Prince Mark Prince ... Police Officer
Marcus Coombs Marcus Coombs ... Pizza Stealer
Richard W.H. Bray Richard W.H. Bray ... Market Stall Seller
Mark Newman Mark Newman ... Police Officer
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An 18 year old youth offender is trying to get his own business going as a mechanic. But enterprise isn't so easy when you're a young, black male with a criminal past. And it doesn't get any easier when you're framed by one of your new clients for a harrowing crime.

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How do you make a fresh start in a world this rotten?

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Short | Drama

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Wale was actor Raphel Famotibe's first leading role. See more »

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A very professional production
14 January 2019 | by rogermslaterSee all my reviews

A very polished short film. Tight storyline. Very relevant to today's London scene. Captivating intro scene giving a film noir feeling. Realistic and understated. This team will go far.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 April 2018 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Уале See more »

Filming Locations:

Hackney, London, England, UK

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Dark Glass Films See more »
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2.35 : 1
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