Safe


1993

Brief Synopsis

In order to survive on the mean streets of contemporary London, Gypo and Kaz trick men into paying for sex with Kaz and then escaping before the victims realize what's happening. The money goes to vodka or drugs or paying off Nosty, a violent parasite who frequently gets himself institutionalized by

Film Details

Release Date
1993
Distribution Company
BBC (Main Listing); Bbc Films

Synopsis

In order to survive on the mean streets of contemporary London, Gypo and Kaz trick men into paying for sex with Kaz and then escaping before the victims realize what's happening. The money goes to vodka or drugs or paying off Nosty, a violent parasite who frequently gets himself institutionalized by stabbing himself in the chest with a broken bottle.

Film Details

Release Date
1993
Distribution Company
BBC (Main Listing); Bbc Films

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Winner of the 1994 British Academy of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA) Award for Best Single Drama.

Winner of the Best New Director Award at the 1993 Edinburgh International Film Festival. Also co-winner, along with Derek Jarman's "Blue" (United Kingdom/1993), of the Michael Powell Award for best British film.

Winner of the Hitchcock Prize at the 1993 Dinard Film Festival.

Released in United States August 1993

Released in United States September 1993

Released in United States 1995

Released in United States August 1995

Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival August 14-29, 1993.

Shown at British Film Festival in Dinard, France September 1993.

Released in United States August 1993 (Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival August 14-29, 1993.)

Shown at Drambuie Edinburgh Film Festival August 13-27, 1995.

Feature directorial debut for British theatre and TV director Antonia Bird.

Released in United States September 1993 (Shown at British Film Festival in Dinard, France September 1993.)

Released in United States 1995 (Shown in New York City (Public Theater) as part of program "Against the Odds: BBC Drama 1975 - 1994" November 18 - December 27, 1995.)

Released in United States August 1995 (Shown at Drambuie Edinburgh Film Festival August 13-27, 1995.)