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County Lines (2019)

Inspired by true events, County Lines is a powerful and moving 'coming-of-age' film about of a 14 year old boy who is groomed into a county lines criminal network.

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Henry Blake

Writer:

Henry Blake
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Cast

Credited cast:
Harris Dickinson ... Simon
Ashley Madekwe ... Toni
Marcus Rutherford ... Sadiq
Chizzy Akudolu ... Sophie
Carlyss Peer ... Bex
Conrad Khan ... Tyler
Johanna Stanton ... Izzy
Shauna Shim Shauna Shim ... Briony
Clay Milner Russell Clay Milner Russell ... Bailey
Anthony Adjekum Anthony Adjekum ... Laurence
Mika Wingate ... Toni's colleague
Chris Kyriacou ... Police Officer
Stephen Leask ... Mr. Matthews
Sean Berry ... Dole Officer
Fen Wilson Fen Wilson ... Nurse 2
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The term 'county lines' describes the practice of using children to traffic drugs from cities to coastal towns and rural areas, an under-reported fact of modern British life. Inspired by the stories he heard while mentoring kids at an East London pupil referral unit, writer-director Henry Blake's powerful feature debut boasts a compelling central performance by Conrad Khan as 14-year-old Tyler, whose mum Toni (Ashley Madekwe) is struggling to provide for him and his sister. Excluded from school, Tyler becomes a train-bound narcotics courier for local criminal Simon, played with a calm menace by Harris Dickinson. County Lines (2019) depicts the ensuing cycle of debt, deceit and violent exploitation with a quiet stylistic confidence that's all the more haunting for being so rigorously unsentimental. Written by London Film Festival

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Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 December 2020 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

County Lines See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,189
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