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London to Brighton

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Chris Boyce

London to Brighton

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
runtime:
90 minutes
Limited Release Date:
02/08/08
performer:
Georgia Groome, Lorraine Stanley
director:
Paul Andrew Williams
distributor:
Outsider
author:
Paul Andrew Williams
genre:
Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a C+

A tough-chick prostitute and an 11-year-old runaway in London step into a mess of trouble when a john gets creepy. They fight back, then flee by train to the seaside, pursued by the kind of rough-trade thugs who pursue thrown-away girls in low-life fantasies like this. Writer-director Paul Andrew Williams’ unnecessarily hectic debut feature won several British film festival awards, no doubt for its bounty of low-budget stylized violence and blood, as well as its thing for prostitutes and runaways. C+