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About the Movie
Three extraordinary stories all lived out within a hundred London streets. Leon Butler’s script charts interconnecting London stories, including those of a former rugby star (Elba) and his wife (Arterton), a small time drug dealer (Attack the Block star Franz Drameh) and a rich playboy (Omar star Adam Bakri).
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 35
- Fresh: 14
- Rotten: 21
- Average Rating: 4.7/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: It's a portrait of similar struggles existing in proximity of time and place; of individual battles being fought side by side yet alone.
Rotten: "A Hundred Streets" seems oddly unequal to the status of its charismatic name cast, headlined by Idris Elba and Gemma Arterton.
Rotten: It's six or so characters in search of a meaningful movie.
Rotten: Though there's clearly a compassionate impulse behind Leon F. Butler's class-conscious screenplay, it rapidly devolves into implausible melodrama.
Beautiful, complex, and interesting characters. Hard to find such high quality British movies. And plus Idris Elba's in it, so there's always that!
I read poor reviews online before I watched. I'm glad I didn't listen. It was a very emotionally moving film. Several different lives crossing paths and I could relate to each.
Disaapointed to say the least. ugh!