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Dirty God (2019)

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A young British mother struggles to reclaim her life after a brutal acid attack leaves her severely scarred.

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Sacha Polak

Writers:

Sacha Polak, Susie Farrell (as Susanne Farrell)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vicky Knight ... Jade
Katherine Kelly ... Lisa
Eliza Brady-Girard Eliza Brady-Girard ... Rae
Rebecca Stone ... Shami
Bluey Robinson ... Naz
Dana Marineci ... Flavia
Tachia Newall ... Kieran
Frieda Thiel ... Ronit
Shystie Shystie ... Tal (as Chanelle Calica)
Karl Jackson Karl Jackson ... Eli
Alys Metcalf Alys Metcalf ... Daisy
Wendy Albiston ... Pat
Malique Warner Malique Warner ... Damo
Jake Wheeldon Jake Wheeldon ... David
Rosie Akerman Rosie Akerman ... Stacey
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Jade is a young mother in the prime of her life when an acid attack leaves her severely burned. While her face has been reconstructed, her beauty is lost beneath the scars. Descending a self-destructive path with relationships crumbling, Jade must take drastic action to reclaim her life. Written by Production

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Vicky Knight who plays Jade is a nurse and this is her first film. See more »

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a wound hard to heal
13 July 2019 | by ops-52535See all my reviews

Being acidated by a cruel friend, the story is sparse on the matter, its more the tough psychological fight it is to look different at a young age . the burn scars sticks deep, and even deeper than people around her can understand. choosing to wear a burka to avoid people to see the scars, and doing the sex online on the internet doesnt make matters easier.

its a film about being made estranged to your surroundings, and the lack of real support is like a major acidosis. the acting are plain, but not developing, and just stays sad and at times extreme childish. the make up deartment has done a good job on the wound parts, and the score makes this film afloat.

but allover it is a very sad and gloomy story, with a raw british realism attached to it, so the grumpy old man recommends it to all that can stay in for 100 mins of heavy psychosocial realism. its not a rewind for me though.


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Country:

Netherlands | UK | Belgium | Ireland

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 April 2019 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Dirty God See more »

Filming Locations:

Marrakesh, Morocco

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$204,591
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