Dirty Pretty Things

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Miramax Films Released 2003

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Director:
Stephen Frears
Released:
2003
Rating:
R
Part of an invisible working class, Nigerian exile Okwe (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and Turkish chambermaid Senay (Audrey Tautou) toil at a west London hotel that is full of illegal activity. Then late one night Okwe makes a shocking discovery, which creates an impossible dilemma and tests the limits of all they know!

Metacritic Score

  • 100

    Los Angeles Times Kenneth Turan

    This is a film that insinuates itself deeply into our awareness. It's that rare pulp story with something on its mind, an unnerving, socially conscious thriller with a killer sense...

  • 90

    The New York Times A.O. Scott

    This film has a conquering spirit. The dankness is replaced by an optimistic blast of sunlight at the end, a contrast to the earlier lighting dimmed with human misery. Mr. Frears b...

  • 80

    Variety David Stratton

    An intelligent and extremely well-made romantic drama that tells an intriguing story with economy and insight.

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Drama, Suspense

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Crime