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Europe Through the Lens: a Festival of Contemporary European Films: Dirty Pretty Things

A series of films shown as part of the A & S Year of Europe.

Screening Information

Presented by:

Professor Peter Kalliney
Department of English

Thursday, March 24, 2016

6 p.m.

UK Atheltics Auditorium
W. T. Young Library

Additional Year of Europe Activties

More European Films

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About This Film

Undocumented immigrants Okwe and Senay work at a posh London hotel and live in constant fear of deportation. One night, Okwe stumbles across evidence of a bizarre murder, setting off a series of events that could lead to disaster -- or freedom.

Date: 2002
Country: England

Full description

New York Times Review


About the Director

Stephen Frears (British)