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London Kills Me (1991)

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Acclaimed screenwriter Hanif Kureishi made his directorial debut with London Kills Me, a black comedy about the life of a group of squatters in Thatcher's England. Justin Chadwick stars as Clint, a former drug dealer attempting to go straight; he seeks a job as a busboy in an area restaurant, and is hired by the manager (Brad Dourif) on the condition that he find suitable footwear for the position. After taking up residence in a squatter's flat, he goes on a desperate search for shoes with his drug-dealer pal Muffdiver (Steven Mackintosh) and his girlfriend Sylvie (Emer McCourt) in tow.

Cast

Justin Chadwick
as Clint Eastwood
Roshan Seth
as Dr. Bubba
Fiona Shaw
as Headley
Brad Dourif
as Hemingway
Nick Dunning
as Faulkner
Gordon Warnecke
as Mr. G's Assistant
Evelyn Doggart
as Mr. G's Girl
Chale Charles
as Mr. G's Girl
Joseph Alessi
as Plainclothes Policeman
David Hounslow
as Plainclothes Policeman
Ben Peel
as DJ at Party
Danny John-Jules
as Black Man at Party
Oliver Kester
as Black Thug at Party
Paudge Behan
as White Thug at Party
Rowena King
as Melanie
Veronica Smart
as Woman Diner
Sandy McDade
as Woman Diner
Tracey MacLeod
as TV Interviewer
George Miller (IV)
as Mr. Runcipher
Steve Lawrence
as Drug Dealer
Philip Glenister
as Suited Man
Delroy Nunes
as Kid in Loft
Sean Pertwee
as German tourist
Pippa Hinchley
as German tourist
Steven Lawrence
as Drug Dealer
Greg Saunders
as Rent Boy
James Caplan
as Boy in Country
Sarah Worth
as Girl in Country
Joe England
as Young Clint
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Critic Reviews for London Kills Me

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Not as bad as it seems, nor as good as it aspires to be.

March 14, 2009 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Proves that what was most special about the Frears-Kureishi collaborations was Kureishi.

February 5, 2003 | Rating: 4/5

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