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The International Cast and Crew of 'The Drop' Find Authenticity in Brooklyn

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Dialect coaches, location scouts, and more went into the international crew of The Drop making an authentic Brooklyn gangster movie--especially with British and Swedish leads and a Belgian director.

As Bryan Abrams of The Credits writes, "Shooting on location would help, but if the filmmakers didn’t make a real effort to get to know the borough, they risked filming what could have amounted to a series of pastiche Brooklyn images—Coney Island, the Brooklyn Bridge, a butcher shop, a florist with and some old brownstones come to mind."

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