Dirty Pretty Things : Movie Review

Frears returns to the streets of London for this engaging thriller that takes place in the world of asylum seekers and illegal workers. Okwe (Chiwetel Ejiofor) is a Nigerian illegal immigrant working all hours God sends as a cabbie and hotel front desk attendant. Halfway through one of his shifts he is called by Juliette (Sophie Okonedo), a call girl who services many of the hotel’s guests, to a room with a broken toilet. There he makes a gruesome discovery that uncovers a web of illegal activity within the hotel and which has life-changing ramifications for him and his fellow hotel workers.

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Author : Barnaby Welch