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City Rats 2009 123movies

City Rats 2009 123movies

Jan. 01, 2009100 Min.
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#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – Eight haunted people meet and fall apart – looking for redemption in each other. Jim is throwing watermelons off his office roof. He’s testing the effect for a possible suicide. But then there is Sue on an adjacent roof about to jump herself. They meet, delay their departure and set off searching for other ways out than down. Sue’s ex-boyfriend, Dean, is struggling with his creativity. His paintings are getting panned and his poetry ripped apart. He needs a muse – and who better than Gina, the experimental prostitute with dodgy legs who lives next door. However, Dean soon finds out that Gina never does anything for free. After a short fling with Dean, Olly is lost in a world of sexual confusion when forced to look after his deaf-mute brother Chris for the day. Olly discovers that not only does Chris has gay feelings too, but is more comfortable with them than he is. They embark on a searing quest through Soho’s gay community to help Chris loose his virginity. But no-one has more to hide than oldest brother Pete. He’s being stalked by Carol, a timid old lady looking for her son – a guy Pete knew from his violent drug days. Fearfully Pete opens his frozen heart to Carol and they begin a treacherous journey to the woods to find her lost son. By the end, each lost soul finds a solution in darkness or in light. Connections are made or missed and longed-for families brought together for a moment of hope.
Plot: Welcome to the world of the City Rats where eight lives collide in a Pulp Fiction style blend that reveals London‘s true dark and twisted underbelly.
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Ratings:

City Rats 2009 123movies 1 City Rats 2009 123movies 24.9/10 Votes: 1,293
City Rats 2009 123movies 3 City Rats 2009 123movies 20%
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City Rats 2009 123movies 7 City Rats 2009 123movies 25.4 Votes: 17 Popularity: 3.09

Reviews:

Pretentious, Moi!?
This film promises much more than it delivers. I am not necessarily a fan boy of films such as Football Factory, or The Business, which portray Danny Dyer et. al. as cheeky cockney chappies who aren’t nice guys but we empathise with and indeed, I applaud Messrs Dyer, and Hassan for taking a film with roles which are far more challenging and require far more acting talent than previously seen from them. They are thoroughly fantastic throughout and earned a star each in this review for their outstanding performances of what is an awful concept, and, quite frankly, script.

I do not want to include any spoilers, but it appears that this film, as mentioned by way2grimee is mere arty farty rubbish. It is a film for films sake and as such neglects the audience throughout. It appears the concept of the film drove the dialogue, and this results in a choppy narrative that has been described as ‘like pulp fiction’, but actually just seemed more like pulp…soggy, and with little substance. It fails to deliver any satisfying character development, leaving a total lack of empathy or understanding for the characters. I also agree with way2grimee that the sexual scenes, both homo and hetero, appear to be there for no other reason than gratuity and controversy and indeed, using cinematic suggestion the same effect on the storyline, and what scant character development there was, could have been achieved, possibly in a much better, more subtle and less brick-through-a-window fashion.

As mentioned, I am not a particular fan boy of the British gangster genre, and this therefore in no way swayed my opinion. I do like to support the British film industry, but, unfortunately it seems to be aiming to be more and more pretentious with each film. Everyone in the UK business seems to be so generically British in wanting to show the worst in everything…This film reeked of “Ooh look at how seedy London is”-ness, by someone whose experience of the seediness of London is accidentally talking to a homeless man on his way home from an organic fruit and vegetable stall at Borough Market.

Simon Fantauzzo, the writer, strikes me as someone who has spent far too much time studying film and writing itself, and not enough time on cinematography, and trying to engage the audience; as such this movie falls so flat on its face that I feel its release could easily feature on You’ve Been Framed. Controversial? yes, edgy? perhaps; but engaging? No way.

Review By: karl_mercer Rating: 2 Date: 2009-05-07
Arty Farty Distasteful Student Art-School Tosh
I was unfortunate enough to watch this film thinking perhaps it was another English gangster flick in the spirit of ‘The Business’ having seen Danny Dyer on the cover. However, I was instead greeted by a distasteful and depressing flick lacking significant character development. Not only this but there on numerous scenes of young gay men covorting with each other with no real explanation as to why. Other themes include suicide and drug addiction but are all terribly portrayed.

If you want to see this sort of film done properly watch requiem for a dream or the korean film ‘peppermint candy’ starring Kyung Gu-Sol, avoid this film at all costs people, save yourself the time and painful headache, whoever made this movie needs a good councilor.

Review By: way2grimee Rating: 1 Date: 2009-05-03

Other Information:

Original Title City Rats
Release Date 2009-01-01
Release Year 2009

Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 34 min (94 min)
Budget 0
Revenue 0
Status Released
Rated Not Rated
Genre Action, Comedy, Drama
Director Steve M Kelly
Writer Simon Fantauzzo
Actors Tamer Hassan, Ray Panthaki, Susan Lynch
Country United Kingdom
Awards N/A
Production Company N/A
Website N/A


Technical Information:

Sound Mix Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)
Aspect Ratio 2.35 : 1
Camera Arriflex 16 SR3 (Zeiss Ultra Prime Lenses)
Laboratory N/A
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 16 mm
Cinematographic Process Super 16
Printed Film Format N/A

City Rats 2009 123movies
Original title City Rats
TMDb Rating 5.4 17 votes

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