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Dirty Pretty Things (2004, original release: 2002)


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Published: [United States] : Burbank, Calif. : Miramax Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2004], c2002
Description:  1 videodisc (ca. 107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 6308278602, 0788850636,
Language:  English

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Originally released as a motion picture in 2002

Special features: commentary with director Stephen Frears; behind-the-scenes featurette

Audrey Tautou, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sergi Lopez, Sophie Okonedo, Benedict Wong, Zlatko Buric

Okwe is an illegal immigrant living in London. He was a doctor in his homeland and now works two jobs - during the day as a taxi driver, at night as a hotel desk clerk. When a prostitute tells him there's a mess in one of the hotel's bathrooms, Okwe finds a human heart in the toilet. Using his previous knowledge of medicine, he begins to solve the case of where the heart came from and soon delves into the world of body organ black-markets. He finds that his only friend, Senay, a Turkish illegal immigrant chambermaid, may be next to be used for organ parts

MPAA rating: R; for sexual content, disturbing images and languages

DVD, Region 1; Dolby Digital

English and Somali dialogue; closed-captioned

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Illegal aliens -- Drama
Organ trafficking -- Drama
Hotel clerks -- Drama -- England -- London
Hotel cleaning personnel -- Drama -- England -- London
Feature films
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Additional Credits:
Seaward, Tracey
Jones, Robert
Knight, Steven, 1959-
Frears, Stephen
Tautou, Audrey, 1978-
Ejiofor, Chiwetel, 1974-
López, Sergi, 1965-
Okonedo, Sophie
Wong, Benedict
Buric, Zlatko, 1953-
Larson, Nathan, 1970-
Miramax Films
BBC Films
Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)

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