The Front Line (2007)

The Front Line


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Joe Yumba has traveled far--from the dark heart of the Congo to the cold streets of Dublin. Behind him is a life of civil war and terror, but in a prosperous new world Yumba sees his future. His application for asylum has been successful, and he now can carve out a new life in a new Ireland for himself and his "family"--Kala and nine-year-old Daniel. But, on his way home from his job as a bank security guard, he is manhandled into the back of a van. Inside, psychotic Eddie Gilroy, leader of a … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: David Gleeson
In Theaters:
On DVD: Feb 12, 2008
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as Joe Yumba

as Eddie Gilroy

as Det. Insp. Harbison

as Det. Susan Clohessey

as Det. Duffy
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Full Review… | January 19, 2012
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Full Review… | December 22, 2011
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Audience Reviews for The Front Line

Beautifully acted by all, especially Eroq Ebouaney and Fata N?Diaye. Good character development. It is a bit slow in sections but overall it is a satisifying film. Good location shooting, nicely edited.

James Higgins

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