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I'll sleep when I'm dead - Clive Owen, Malcolm McDowell, Charlotte Rampling, Mike Hodges

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Legendary hard man Will Graham (Clive Owen) has been hiding out from his criminal past. For three years he has been living in a van in rural England, working a dead-end job as a logger. Will is reluctantly dragged back into London's underbelly when his charming, cocaine dealing younger brother Davey (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) is raped and subsequently commits suicide.

Will has left behind a bitter, elegant mistress, Helen (Charlotte Rampling). His turf has been taken over by an iron-fisted thug, Frank Turner, and psychotic enforcer Boad (Malcolm McDowell). His former pals think Will has gone soft but they soon discover that revenge is a dish best served cold.

Mike Hodges will always hold a special place in cinema history for his seminal 1971 movie, Get Carter. Thirty-two years later the director gets it right once again.

Persons of interest

  • Noel Clarke .... Cyril
  • Malcolm McDowell .... Boad
  • Clive Owen .... Will Graham
  • Charlotte Rampling .... Helen
  • Jonathan Rhys-Meyers .... Davey Graham
  • Trevor Preston .... Screenwriter
  • Mike Hodges .... Director

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Special Agent Matti

Theatrical report

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Security censorship classification

MA 15+ (Adult themes, medium level violence)

Surveillance time

99 minutes (1:39 hours)

Not for public release in Australia before date

Film: Undated 2004
DVD rental: 10 March 2005
VHS rental: 10 March 2005

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