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Tower Block (2012)

Not Rated | | Thriller | 21 September 2012 (UK)
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Several months after witnessing a murder, residents of Tower Block 31 find themselves being picked off by a sniper, pitting those lucky enough to be alive into a battle for survival.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sheridan Smith ... Becky
Ralph Brown ... Neville
Russell Tovey ... Paul
Jack O'Connell ... Kurtis
Jill Baker ... Violet
Julie Graham ... Carol
Christopher Fulford ... Kevin (as Chris Fulford)
Kane Robinson ... Mark
Nabil Elouahabi ... Gary
Harry McEntire ... Daniel
Montserrat Lombard ... Jenny
Ralph Laurila Ralph Laurila ... Jimmy
Michael Legge ... Jeff
Tony Jayawardena Tony Jayawardena ... Eddie
Jamie Thomas King ... Ryan
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Several months after witnessing a murder, residents of Tower Block 31 find themselves being picked off by a sniper, pitting those lucky enough to be alive into a battle for survival.

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twelve tenants. one sniper. no escape. See more »

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 September 2012 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Francotirador See more »

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$94,423
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2.35 : 1
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Sheridan Smith did all of her own stunts in the fight scenes. See more »

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When the killer gets his gun back Sheridans bra strap moves from halfway down her arm to her shoulder. See more »

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References Cockneys vs Zombies (2012) See more »

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Good idea for a low-budget film... Plot not smooth though
2 March 2013 | by BeneCumbSee all my reviews

The screenplay is with intrigues and mind-twisting, but it is hard to judge its probability... Anyway, the action begins with the first minutes of the film and tensions are maintained throughout until the end. The reason for shooting was, however, revealed too soon, but the person behind remained mysterious until the final scene. Performances were great (Sheridan Smith as Becky, Jack O'Connell as Kurtis) or good (the rest), but politically correct attempts to cover the cross-cut of the society (different races-genders-ages) have become annoying as they are used in all similar films.

Nevertheless, a good and compact film to those fond of thrillers in a limited time and space.


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