BRIGHTON ROCK

By Rowan JOFFE

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Thriller - Completed 2009

Academy award-winner Helen Mirren and Academy Award-nominee John Hurt join rising stars Sam Riley and BAFTA-nominee Andrea Riseborough in Rowan Joffe’s razor-sharp adaptation of Graham Greene’s novel

    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Thriller
    • Countries
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 111 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Rowan JOFFE
    • EIDR 10.5240/C8F3-C85C-37A2-D87C-54C6-R
    • Synopsis
    • Brighton, 1964. Organized crime has moved into this sleepy English seaside town. Ambitious young gangster Pinkie Brown is determined to stop other gangs taking over his patch, but when he kills a rival, vital evidence falls into the innocent hands of a young waitress, Rose. Pinkie seduces Rose to stop her talking,but her employer, Ida, takes an infuriatingly close interest in the case. A year before the abolition of the death penalty, can Pinkie trust Rose not to betray him and can Rose trust Pinkie not to make her his next victim?
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