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City of Tiny Lights (2016)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 26 July 2017 (USA)
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In the teeming, multicultural metropolis of modern-day London, a seemingly straightforward missing-person case launches a down-at-heel private eye into a dangerous world of religious fanaticism and political intrigue.

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Pete Travis

Writer:

Patrick Neate
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Riz Ahmed ... Tommy Akhtar
Billie Piper ... Shelley
James Krishna Floyd ... Lovely (as James Floyd)
Cush Jumbo ... Melody
Roshan Seth ... Farzad Akhtar
Hannah Rae ... Emma
Antonio Aakeel ... Young Lovely
Reiss Kershi Reiss Kershi ... Young Tommy
Vincent Regan ... Tall Man / Schaeffer
Danny Webb ... DS Cal Donnely
Ram John Holder Ram John Holder ... Trinidad Pete
Damson Idris ... Hakim
Branko Tomovic ... Big John
George Sargeant George Sargeant ... Stuart
Alexander Siddig ... Al-Dabaran
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Storyline

'City Of Tiny Lights' is a witty gumshoe in contemporary (sub)urban London. When Asian Private Eye, Tommy Akhtar, is put on the trail of missing hooker, Sexy Russian, he begins to expose a series of dark secrets that reveal uncomfortable truths about Tommy's own past and London itself. Written by NDF International

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People call me a snoop. They call me a lot worse. Broken marriages, missing kids. Nothing major, just the sacred and profane. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 July 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Grad neupadljive svetlosti See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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Box Office

Budget:

GBP3,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$54,903
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Billie Piper and Danny Webb were former Doctor Who (2005) actors. See more »

Soundtracks

Shedding Skin
Written by Ghostpoet (as Obaro Joe Ejimiwe)
Performed by Ghostpoet (as Ghost Poet) Feat. Mélanie De Biasio (as Melanie De Biasio)
Published by Universal Music Publishing Ltd
Courtesy of Play It Again Sam
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Excellent performance by all
4 August 2017 | by steeevojSee all my reviews

Excellent gritty thriller! London multi-cultural mix with some superb acting and characterisations. I really liked Riz Ahmed in Four Lions & Rogue One. It was great to see him as lead and it is always nice to see Billie Piper :) Watch this, you won't regret it. XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.


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