By Vince WOODS


Crime - Completed 2013

Amongst the desperation and fear growing in a crime ridden estate in northern England, one man wants to save what little decency and community life exists. It's the winter of '74 power cuts & coal strikes cripple the country which is reduced to a 3 day working week alongside 'Police Centralisation'.

    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Crime, Action/Adventure, Drama
    • Countries
    • Languages
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 96 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Vince WOODS
    • Writer(s)
    • Arthur MCKENZIE
    • Producer(s)
    • Kirsty BELL (TallTree Pictures), Vince WOODS (TallTree Pictures)
    • Synopsis
    • Detective sergeant Harrigan returns to his home-town of Newcastle, having been away fighting corruption in Hong Kong only to find the city in deep economic crisis and disorder during the the winter of 1973 - 74. As he rejoins his old police force, he quickly realises the chaos is spreading like a disease.
      His new boss is LARSON, who used to work for him. He sees HARRIGAN as a troublemaker and struggles badly with a tight budget for the police department, trying desperately to keep HARRIGAN at bay. Meanwhile, HARRIGAN introduce himself to his old friends and enemies within the community with repercussions.
      Despite LARSON's orders, HARRIGAN decides to re-open the old Police Station to continue his investigations he learns that his case is linked to the massive illegal activities of a local gang. HARRIGAN finds himself policing in an unfriendly neighbourhood with restricted powers and no support from LARSON.
      As HARRIGAN rattles community and police cages, a dead body is found. HARRIGAN has to move fast as human lives are at stake. After his old friend BILLY and former Sergeant is beaten to death by his enemies, his mission for justice becomes personal.
      The war is on!
    • Partners & financing
    • Sales Company - Tall Tree & Phoenix Worldwide Ent.
      Distribution required
    • Production schedule
    • Completion September 2012
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Jan 01, 2012
    • End of shooting
    • Oct 24, 2012