Idris Elba stars in BBC Three's five by five, is a series of short films from new writers, featuring new and established on-screen talent working side by side. Set in London, the five standalone films feature chance encounters between characters which question identity and change perceptions. Five writers. Five characters. One story. In a city of millions, teenager Ash is lost. He wants to be the big man, but reality doesn't quite deliver. A chance encounter leads him to make a dangerous decision, starting a chain reaction that plays out across these five connected short films.
Runtime: 5 minutes
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“Five by Five” is episode 18 of season 1 in the television show Angel. Written by Jim Kouf and directed by James A. Contner, it was originally broadcast on April 25, 2000 on the WB network. In “Five by Five”, guest star Eliza Dushku makes her first appearance on Angel as rogue Slayer Faith, hired by Wolfram & Hart to assassinate Angel in exchange for getting all criminal charges against her back in Sunnydale dropped. Though Faith agrees, it eventually becomes clear to Angel that she has plans of her own. The episode draws parallels between the flashbacks of Angel towards the part of his life that he felt the first guilt for his actions and Faith at the present time.
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The Futon Critic named it the 10th best episode of 2000, saying “Her breakdown in the show's closing moments was painfully real and left one of the biggest impressions of 2000.”
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