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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Sean Bean
Abhin Galeya
Charlotte Rampling
Directors
Hadi Hajaig
Screenwriters
Hadi Hajaig
Running Time
108 minutes

Cleanskin
Aka One Lion


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Plot
Secret service operative Ewan (Bean) is escorting an asset when he's caught in a well-planned assassination attempt that results in the loss of a shipment of Semtex. The hit was orchestrated by Islamic terrorist Ash (Galeya), a young British man with murder in mind.


Verdict
A brutal, unsparing thriller, if a little on the long side. Director Hajaig's should be applauded for striving to show a balanced view of the radicalisation process and the campaign against terrorism. Sean Bean should be applauded for kicking several shades of ass.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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