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R| 1 hr. 51 min.

Plot Summary
A violent teenage hoodlum (Sam Riley) murders a rival gangster's lackey, then seduces a naive waitress (Andrea Riseborough) who can link him to the crime.

Cast: Sam Riley , Andrea Riseborough , Helen Mirren , John Hurt , Phil Davis , Sean Harris , Andy Serkis , Geoff Bell

Director: Rowan Joffe

Genres: Crime drama, Thriller

Distributor: IFC Films

Brighton Rock (2010)

Release Date: August 26th, 2011|1 hr. 51 min.

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  • Richard Attenborough nailed that purity 64 years ago, and Sam Riley nails it now. His Pinkie is a slim, mesmerizing package of immaculate and undiluted evil, clear as a stick of Brighton Rock candy. show more

  • While the two leads emerge soulless as melodrama hovers around the edges of the tale, the era is convincingly portrayed and the melancholy mood is hauntingly rendered. show more

  • The film is almost distractingly beautiful to look at, something that accentuates the tension between the film's conflicting quantities, i.e., the glories of the physical world, and the corrupted humanity it hosts. show more

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