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London Gangstah

A beautiful pickpocket girl in London steals from the Irish Gangster and her life becomes in danger and she has a very short time to escape from the pursue of the Gangsters by using the rivalry of Irish and English gangsters in London.

  • Joseph Karimbeik
  • Joseh Karimbeik
  • Joseph Karimbeik
  • Yasamin Karimbeik
    Key Cast
  • Tatjana Appukhtina
    Key Cast
  • Iain Millan
    Key Cast
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  • Runtime:
    25 minutes 13 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 1, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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Director Biography - Joseph Karimbeik

Joseph Hossein Karimbeik, is an English-American theatre director/actor. Joseph Karimbeik has two children: Yasamin Karimbeik and William Karimbeik.

Joseph Hossein Karimbeik was born in Tehran, Iran, as the son of the working-class Iranian parents Alamtag Ghandehary and Yadolah Karimbeik, a shoemaker. He was brought up in Tehran finished his high school at Darolfonon and immigrated to the UK in 1975 and auditioned for drama school and ultimately being accepted by the London drama centre where he graduated as director in1980. Then in 1986 he immigrated to the States and became a naturalized U.S. citizen.

Karimbeik is best known for portraying the character Raschid in Mona Lisa (1986), Colonel Hassan Ali in Half Moon Street (1986), Hossein in Brothers (2004) and Lugash secret policeman in Curse of the Pink Panther (1983), as well as television series like the Cold Warrior (1984).

In 2015 Karimbeik paused his theatre and acting career in order to pursue his career in film directing.

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Director Statement

London Gangstah just won the "Best Short Film" category in the Berlin Indie Film Festival 2021.