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Urban Hymn (2015)

TV-14 | | Crime, Drama | 12 May 2017 (USA)
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Urban Hymn follows a troubled teenage girl, Jamie, who possesses an amazing singing voice, and an inspiring and unconventional social worker, Kate, who encourages her to use it.

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Nick Moorcroft
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shirley Henderson ... Kate Linton
Letitia Wright ... Jamie Harrison
Isabella Laughland ... Leanne Dixon
Ian Hart ... Ian Wilson
Steven Mackintosh ... David Linton
Caroline O'Neill ... Fiona
Shaun Parkes ... Charlie
Matthew Steer ... Michael
Jack McMullen ... Dean
Jamie Taylor Jamie Taylor ... Peter
Athena Droutis ... Alice
McKell David ... Ryan
Frankie Oatway Frankie Oatway ... Bob
Katie Redford ... Lisa
George Somner ... Liam
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A redemptive coming-of-age story about a wayward teen, Jamie (Letitia Wright), who is encouraged by an inspiring and unconventional social worker, Kate (Shirley Henderson), to use singing as an escape from her troubled background. Jamie's loyalties soon become torn between Kate and her possessive and volatile best friend, Leanne (Isabella Laughland). Written by Level 33 Entertainment

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The streets have a new voice See more »

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 May 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sehrin Sarkisi See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,115
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Color
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Open the Door to Your Heart
Performed by Darrell Banks
(p) 2016 Sony Music Entertainment
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Sing a song and it'll feel better
7 June 2017 | by seanrushdriveSee all my reviews

Urban Hymn, a new film by Michael Caton-Jones, explores depths in London-based youth delinquents that are seldom discussed. Following Jamie, a troubled teenager, she has multiple run ins with the law. She bunks with other troubled kids and feels the need to cause trouble and harm for no true cause other than to live for the moment. But she meets Kate, a social worker, who challenges Jamie to transform herself and abandon her abrasive attitude and make something of herself. This is not a clean act as temptations in the form of possessive friend, Leanne, keeps Jamie in check and fears for being abandoned. Regardless, Kate is determined to show Jamie that she has true potential that can really take her to better places. It's a feel good movie that focuses on character and amazingly, these actors keep the momentum moving and the film more engrossing. It's well paced and sensitively directed. The music is enlightening and pivotal to the story. Wonderfully true to life, film lovers will discover that Urban Hymn really gives character study a good name!


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