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1 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary
Unable to support his family on a bus driver's salary, World War II veteran Edwin Boyd (Scott Speedman) finds a way to combine his love of acting and his need for cash by robbing banks.

Cast: Scott Speedman , Kelly Reilly , Kevin Durand , Joseph Cross , William Mapother , Charlotte Sullivan , Brendan Fletcher , Brian Cox

Director: Nathan Morlando

Genres: Biography, Crime drama

Distributor: IFC Films

Citizen Gangster (2011)

Release Date: April 27th, 2012|1 hr. 45 min.

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  • 75
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Morlando's approach, influenced by interviews with the real Boyd in his old age, is cerebral and melancholic. The tone is more foreboding than suspenseful. show more

  • 50
    New York Post

    Doreen's scenes are meant to highlight the cost to the people surrounding Eddie. But the many efforts to link his psyche to his war experiences never gel, and Eddie remains a wraith, his real emotions as pallid as the film's colors. show more

  • 50
    Nick Schager Slant Magazine

    Its commentary on our fascination with law-breakers is virtually nonexistent, except to the extent that the film itself revels in the doomed romanticism of its own protagonist. show more

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