Been So Long (film)
|Been So Long|
|Directed by||Tinge Krishnan|
|Screenplay by||Ché Walker|
|Based on||Been So Long|
by Arthur Darvill and Ché Walker
|Edited by||Peter Christelis|
|26 October 2018|
The film was released on 26 October 2018 by Netflix.
Simone, a single mother, meets and falls in love with a handsome stranger named Raymond while out for a rare night on the town with her friends.
- Michaela Coel as Simone
- Arinze Kene as Raymond
- George MacKay as Gil
- Joe Dempsie as Kestrel
- Luke Norris as Barney
- Arsher Ali as Jake
- Rakie Ayola as Martina
- Ashley Thomas as Wendell
- Sophia La Porta as Willesden
- Tom Forbes as Conrad
- Mark Wingett as Bailiff
- Genevieve Barr as Artemis
- Ronke Adekoluejo as Yvonne
In May 2017, it was announced that principal production of the film had concluded in London, UK. In September 2017, Netflix bought worldwide rights to the film, in what was a "multi-million dollar deal", believed to be Netflix's largest single acquisition of a U.K. film in its history at the time.
|Been So Long: Official Soundtrack|
|Soundtrack album by |
Christopher Nicholas Bangs
|Released||October 26, 2018|
|Label||Virgin EMI Records|
The musical score for Been So Long was composed by Christopher Nicholas Bangs, and features music from the film’s stars.
|2.||"What U Sayin"||2:05|
|3.||"I Want A Fella"||Ronke Adekoluejo||2:53|
|4.||"Primus Humanus (Man Of Steel)"||Arinze Kene||1:24|
|6.||"Raymond Receives Texts"||Christopher Nicholas Bangs||2:05|
|7.||"Park Bench"||Christopher Nicholas Bangs||1:22|
|8.||"Thunder And Gold"||3:28|
|10.||"Who Is It Against The Whole World?"||Christopher Nicholas Bangs||1:50|
|11.||"Closing Time"||Luke Norris||2:07|
On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 100%, based on 11 reviews, with an average rating of 6.88/10. On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 74 out of 100, based on 5 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".
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- Soundtrack Album for Netflix’s ‘Been So Long’ Released
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