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From award winning Irish filmmaker Neil Jordan, this is the unsettling story of George, a small-time crook and eternal victim.
Take a nostalgia trip back to the early 80s, when Soho was still a vice den and the British film industry was undergoing a mini renaissance. George (a much-lauded Bob Hoskins) grumbles, blunders and falls in love with high-class call-girl Simone (Cathy Tyson). The initial comedy takes a nasty turn into an unsettling depiction of a violent urban sex trade when Hoskins sets off on a perilous search for Simone's lost friend.
Sublime acting all round, including a convincingly sinister Michael Caine as the big boss happy to profit from the loss of innocence.
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