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COUNTY LINES

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COUNTY LINES
Original title COUNTY LINES

Directed by Henry Blake

UNITED KINGDOM - 2019 - English - TFA Indies

Themes :
Generalist - ALL, British Cinema & Culture, Drama, European Cinema & Culture, First or Second Feature, Independent, Society




A powerful drama about a mother and her fourteen year old boy who is groomed into a lethal nationwide drug selling enterprise, a 'County Line', which exploits vulnerable children and traffics them across Britain.

TECHNICAL

Time 90 min

CAST & CREW

Cast Conrad Khan, Ashley Madekwe, Harris Dickinson
Directed by Henry Blake
Producer Victoria Bavister, David Broder
Sceenwriter Henry Blake
DOP Sverre Sørdal
Music James Pickering
Editing by Paco Sweetman
  • FESTIVALS & AWARDS  (14) keyboard_arrow_down
    London 2019

    Cambridge Film Festival 2019

    Seville Film Festival 2019

    Glasgow Film Festival 2020

    Belfast FF 2020

    Omladinski FF 2020

    Netzhaut FF 2020

    Buffalo FF 2020

    Lecce FF 2020

    Tallinn POFF Black Nights 2020

    Lost Weekend Film Festival 2020

    Cambridge Film festival
    2019 - - winner best film - young people's jury award
    Critics Circle Award
    2021 - nominated - Breakthrough British/Irish filmmaker
    Critics Circle Award
    2021 - nominated - Young British/Irish Performer
  • PRESS  (12) keyboard_arrow_down
    Screen Daily
    "Shocking, saddening, frightening, but with some welcome humanity in reserve"
    Total Film
    "Compelling, grim and heartbreaking, Blake's feature debut is a salutary wake-up call."
    Little White Lies
    "Blake announces himself as an assured new voice in British film."
    Sight & Sound
    "It's a vindication for a truly independent production, set up outside the usual institutional support schemes, which has allowed an exciting, unexpected, unconventional new directional voice to ring out so loud and clear"
    The observer
    "Blessed with a level of cinematic poetry that both leavens and amplifies its plaintive themes."
    The Guardian
    "Focused, compassionate and well-acted: a shocking social-realist drama-thriller"
    Heat
    "Powerful and heartbreaking."
    Empire
    "Heartrending, moving…glimmers with the light of a raw young talent"
    The Face
    "Bold, powerful and eye opening."
    The List
    "Poignant and informative."
    The Daily Mirror
    "County Lines is a ‘grim, gritty, and powerfully relelvant’ British drama"
    Metro
    "Khan lights County Lines up as a must watch. A future star is born."

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