Narcopolis

2015

Narcopolis (2015)

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In the near future, Frank Grieves is a new breed of police officer working in a city where the manufacture and use of all recreational drugs is legal but controlled and exploited by licensed drug companies. When a new, lethal drug appears on the streets, Grieves is caught between those who want to destroy it and those who may be able to unlock its potential for good.

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Cast

Elliot Cowan
as Frank Grieves
Elodie Yung
as Eva Gray
James Callis
as Todd Ambro
Cosima Shaw
as Ellen Ambro
Molly Gaisford
as Angie Grieves
Adam Sims
as Eddie
Harry Lloyd
as Ambro Scientist
Josef Altin
as Ambro Trader
Nana Amoo
as Gottfried-Bartender
Geoff Breton
as Ambro Dealer
Benjamin Cross
as Rooftop Drone
Michelle Forde
as Interviewer
Beau Fowler
as Military Drone
Bruce Holder
as Ambro Guard/Driver
Bryce Jackson
as Drone Henchman
David Kaye
as Scared Rat
Phelim Kelly
as Ambro Man
Matthew Kitsell
as Concierge
Orion Lee
as Mr. Chang
Sonny Louis
as Rooftop Drone
Sonu Louis
as Drone Assassin
Rob Marni
as Ambro Man
Annabel Norbury
as Wasted Girl
Ross O'Hennessy
as Officer Archer
James Payton
as Wasted Guy
Lucy Pearman
as Market Girl
Gordon Peaston
as Weeping Man
Mark Ramsey
as Nightwatchman
Fiona Ryan
as Nightclub Girl
Jonathan Schey
as Daytime Rat Dealer
Kerry Shale
as Martin Fox
Kane Sharpe
as Hippy Guy
Kern Sorzano
as Drug Dealer
Jill Stanford
as Market Mother
Mark Stedman
as Rebel Leader
Leon Sua
as Lead Drone
Carl Sykes
as Seedy Punter
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Critic Reviews for Narcopolis

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (2)

"Narcopolis" starts off intriguingly and ends solidly. It's everything else in between that isn't particularly compelling.

Oct 1, 2015 | Full Review…

There's simply too much going on to establish characters. More upsettingly - being that this is a sci-fi film - it's impossible to tell what the cool parts are supposed to be.

Sep 29, 2015 | Full Review…

We get strong acting, but it's in the service of what turns out to be a pretty standard police and corruption drama beneath promising sci-fi trappings.

Dec 7, 2018 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

The pacing is drab, the plot incredibly predictable (including all the huge 'twist' moments), and the whole production has an amateurish veneer ...

Nov 1, 2018 | Rating: 4/10 | Full Review…

Narcopolis never rises above mediocre as far as story is concerned, building to a supposedly slam-bang stunner of a finish that's nowhere near as inspired as I think the director intends it to be.

Aug 22, 2016 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

A strong, if not genre-changing, feature debut for actor-turned-writer/director Justin Trefgarne.

Oct 1, 2015 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Narcopolis

There's like eight different fantastic premises at work her, not a one of which is executed effectively. Though there was some aspects to enjoy, Narcopolis unfortunately commits the cardinal sin of the entertainment industry: It's boring. Not from start to end, but frequently, particularly in the first two acts.

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