Dirty Pretty Things

$8m

DBO

$6m

FBO
15 2002 97 minutes Facebook

Synopsis

Undocumented immigrants Okwe and Senay work at a posh London hotel and live in constant fear of deportation. One night, Okwe stumbles across evidence of a bizarre murder, setting off a series of events that could lead to disaster -- or freedom.

Credits

Awards

2002 Venice Film Festival

Nominated

  • Golden Lion

2004 Academy Awards

Nominated

  • Best Screenplay - Original

Featured Clips

Dirty Pretty Things - Bad at Life

Dirty Pretty Things - Bad at Life

Even with his world falling apart around him, Okwe refuses to take place in the hotel's scheme. In this scene: Okwe (Chiwetel Ejiofor), Senay Gelik (Audrey Tautou), Sneaky/Juan (Sergi Lopez), Guo Yi (Benedict Wong)

Dirty Pretty Things - Happiness

Dirty Pretty Things - Happiness

A corrupt co-worker discovers Okwe's true identity and attempts to use it to his advantage. In this scene: Okwe (Chiwetel Ejiofor), Sneaky/Juan (Sergi Lopez)

Dirty Pretty Things - Roommates

Dirty Pretty Things - Roommates

Awkward coworkers and roommates Okwe and Senay get to know each other a little better at the apartment. In this scene: Okwe (Chiwetel Ejiofor), Senay Gelik (Audrey Tautou)

Dirty Pretty Things - Comings and Goings

Dirty Pretty Things - Comings and Goings

Okwe can't shake off his recent discovery and goes back to the hotel room to invesigate. In this scene: Okwe (Chiwetel Ejiofor), Juliette (Sophie Okonedo)

Dirty Pretty Things - Helping People

Dirty Pretty Things - Helping People

Okwe visits his friend and confidante Guo Yi to get advice on his recent find. In this scene: Okwe (Chiwetel Ejiofor), Guo Yi (Benedict Wong)

Dirty Pretty Things - Maids

Dirty Pretty Things - Maids

When Immegration shows up at the hotel, Okwe must find a way to warn Senay not to come in that night. In this scene: Okwe (Chiwetel Ejiofor), Juliette (Sophie Okonedo), Senay Gelik (Audrey Tautou)

Dirty Pretty Things - Innocent

Dirty Pretty Things - Innocent

Okwe feels that he is responsible for Senay losing her job at the hotel and urges her to stay away from him. In this scene: Senay Gelik (Audrey Tautou), Okwe (Chiwetel Ejiofor)

Dirty Pretty Things - Deals

Dirty Pretty Things - Deals

Okwe and Senay make deals to ensure their freedom. In this scene: Senay Gelik (Audrey Tautou), Okwe (Chiwetel Ejiofor), Sneaky/Juan (Sergi Lopez), Juliette (Sophie Okonedo)

Dirty Pretty Things - Freedom

Dirty Pretty Things - Freedom

Senay considers going to extreme lengths to gain her freedom and escape to New York. In this scene: Senay Gelik (Audrey Tautou), Okwe (Chiwetel Ejiofor)

Dirty Pretty Things - Have a Heart

Dirty Pretty Things - Have a Heart

After a quiet night at the hotel, Okew makes a disturbing discovery in one of the rooms. In this scene: Okwe (Chiwetel Ejiofor), Senay Gelik (Audrey Tautou), Juliette (Sophie Okonedo)

Now Playing: Dirty Pretty Things - Bad at Life
Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Audrey Tautou, Sergi Lopez, Benedict Wong

Even with his world falling apart around him, Okwe refuses to take place in the hotel's scheme. In this scene: Okwe (Chiwetel Ejiofor), Senay Gelik (Audrey Tautou), Sneaky/Juan (Sergi Lopez), Guo Yi (Benedict Wong)