WriterPaul Wilkins (screenplay) Release date7 October 2011 (2011-10-07) CastDanny Dyer (Tom), Kate Ashfield (Cynthia), Martin Compston (Rory), Nick Brimble (Ted), Craig Conway (Keith), Anna Skellern (Felicity) Similar moviesDanny Dyer and Martin Compston appear in 7 Lives and Pimp
TaglineWhich life would you choose?
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7 Lives is a 2011 British film directed by Paul Wilkins starring Danny Dyer, Kate Ashfield and Martin Compston.
Tom, a married man with kids, is struggling at work when a client tries to seduce him with promises of a ‘more exciting life’. On his way home one night he gets attacked by a gang of hoodies and falls into a parallel world where he lives 5 other lives including a Rock-Star, a Homeless person and the ‘hoody’ that attacked him. These lives help him to re-evaluate his priorities and values but in order to get home he must face some of his deepest desires and fears. Will he make it home or is the grass greener on the other side?
Danny Dyer as Tom
Kate Ashfield as Cynthia
Nick Brimble as Ted
Martin Compston as Rory (The Rockstar)
Craig Conway as Keith
Michael Elwyn as Brian
Helen George as Valerie
Tom Goodman-Hill as Peter
Julien Ball as Doctor
Theo Barklem-Biggs as Kid
GASHE.com gave the film a rating of 2 1/2 stars saying, "While the plot is dark and uncomfortable at times, it moves along at a decent pace and the unique use of different lead actors for each story works."
The film was released on 7 October 2011. The film was released on DVD and Blu-ray on 10 October 2011.