|Dirty Pretty Things 2002 R, 107 min.|
Director: Stephen Frears
Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Audrey Tautou, Sergi Lopez, Sophie Okonedo, Benedict Wong, Zlatko Buric, Kriss Dosanjh, Israel Aduramo, Yemi Ajibade, Nizwar Karanj
Problems faced by illegal immigrants are the focus of this story. Okwe (Chiwetel Ejiofor) was a Nigerian doctor who now ekes out a living in London working as a cab driver and hotel porter. Then there is his friend, Senay (Audrey Tautou), who is a Turkish illegal immigrant finding survival by offering sexual favors to her sweatshop boss. As if that's not enough, the hotel manager (Sergi Lopez) buys human kidneys from desperate donors, which he sells on the black market. Despite all, Okwe and Senay are survivors.
|Felicia's Journey 1999 PG-13, 116 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Atom Egoyan
Cast: Bob Hoskins, Elaine Cassidy, Arsinee Khanjian, Peter McDonald, Gerard McSorley, Brid Brennan, Claire Benedict, Danny Turner, Sheila Reed, Nizwar Karanj, Ali Yassine, Kriss Dosanjh, Marie Stafford, Susan Parry, Mark Hadfield
Based on William Trevor's novel, this film revolves around the fate of an Irish girl, Felicia (Elaine Cassidy), who leaves her home to search for her boyfriend, Johnny Lysaght (Peter McDonald). Felicia arrives in Birmingham and soon falls into the clutches of the diabolical Joseph Ambrose Hilditch (Bob Hoskins) who has befriended and murdered many young women in the past and sees Felicia as his newest victim.
|1. Dirty Pretty Things (2002)|
2. Felicia's Journey (1999)
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