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UK film ‘Dirty Pretty Things’ to be shown at CCU

October 24, 2012

"Dirty Pretty Things", a 2002 UK film starring Audrey Tautou, will be shown Thursday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. in the James J. Johnson Auditorium at Coastal Carolina University. The event is free and open to the public.

The film is about illegal immigrants living in West London who discover the sinister underground world that lies just beneath their dream of making a life in a new country. Audrey Tautou portrays Senay, a Turkish woman who falls in love with a Nigerian man (Chiwetel Ejiofor) in her journey to begin life anew in New York City. The film contains adult themes.

The Johnson Auditorium is located in the E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration.

This event is sponsored by CCU's Office of International Programs and the Jackson Family Center for Ethics & Values, which will host a discussion of ethical questions raised by the film. For more information, contact 843-349-2054.