Twenty8k

Twenty8k

David Kew, Neil Thompson (2) (2012)

101min
15 Certificate
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Our Score
Set against the backdrop of the 2012 Olympics, this convoluted, uninspired thriller is strewn with clich├ęs and caricatures, which is surprising and disappointing given that it was co-written by Paul Abbott (Shameless, State of Play). Parminder Nagra works hard as the fashion executive who returns from Paris when brother Sebastian Nanena is arrested for murder. But her investigation lacks suspense and her encounters with social worker Jonas Armstrong, beautician Nichola Burley, thug Michael Socha and his croupier mum Kierston Wareing are as perfunctory as her run-ins with scowling cops Stephen Dillane and Derek Riddell. This surfeit of sketchy secondary characters and the signposted plot twists mean that the pacey but formulaic action rapidly loses credibility.

Summary

A Paris-based executive returns to her London roots when her brother is arrested for involvement in a gang shooting. Convinced of his innocence, she goes in search of the truth, but as she faces vilification in the press and reprisals from the victim's family, she uncovers a conspiracy behind the crime. Thriller, starring Parminder Nagra and Jonas Armstrong.

Cast & Crew

Deeva Jani Parminder Nagra
Clint O'Connor Jonas Armstrong
Sally Weaver Kaya Scodelario
Andrea Patterson Nichola Burley
DCI Edward Stone Stephen Dillane
Ricky Shah Greg Chillin
Francesca Marchetto Kierston Wareing
Elizabeth Fitch Melanie Hill
Tony Marchetto Michael Socha
Jean Weaver Emma Fielding
Vipon Jani Sebastian Nanena
Director David Kew
Director Neil Thompson (2)
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Theatrical distributor: Cine-Britannia/Showbox HE Guidance: Violence, swearing, sex scenes. Available on: Available on DVD and BluRay Released on: 7 Sep 2012

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