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R| 1 hr. 33 min.

Plot Summary
Bill (Robert Hill) and his son, Karl (Robin Hill), work together in the oldest of family businesses -- organized crime. After spending a few days in jail, they return home and realize they may have a rat in their midst. As they try to pick out the informant from a group that includes a corrupt politician (Mark Kempner) and an unpredictable hit man (Michael Smiley), Karl learns his girlfriend (Kerry Peacock) is pregnant and deals with his wife's anger, as well as his parents' disapproval.

Cast: Robert Hill , Robin Hill , Julia Deakin , David Schaal , Tony Way , Kerry Peacock , Michael Smiley , Mark Kempner

Director: Ben Wheatley

Genres: Crime drama, Dark comedy

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

Down Terrace (2009)

Release Date: October 15th, 2010|1 hr. 33 min.

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  • 75
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    It's hard to decide what's worse about this feral clan residing in Brighton, England: their unspecified criminal enterprises, their penchant for bloody vengeance or their twisted family dynamic. show more

  • 40
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Strong performances and understated cinematography help balance the self-conscious editing, but ultimately the entire affair feels false. show more

  • 70
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    The production comes by its authenticity naturally -- and not only because several of the cast members (fascinating faces all) happen to be related. show more

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