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Release Date: July 18th, 2003

DVD Release Date: March 23rd, 2004

R|1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary
In London, Okwe (Chiwetel Ejiofor) is an undocumented alien from Nigeria who works as a cabbie and moonlights as a hotel attendant. He shares living quarters with Turkish émigré Senay (Audrey Tautou). Working late one evening, Okwe is called up to one of the hotel suites. Inside, he finds a prostitute standing by a toilet that's clogged with a human heart. This leads him to the hotel manager (Sergi López), and he soon uncovers a darker side to his employer and his adopted city.

Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Audrey Tautou, Sergi López, Sophie Okonedo, Benedict Wong, Sotigui Kouyaté, Abi Gouhad, Jean-Philippe Écoffey

Director: Stephen Frears

Genres: Drama

Production Co: BBC

Distributors: Miramax Films

Keywords: Escape, London, Hotel, Mystery, 2000s, Doctor, Love

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Nominated Writing (Original Screenplay)
Nominated Alexander Korda Award for the Outstanding British Film of the Year
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Nominated Screenplay (Original)
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)