PREVIEW: A Violent Man (15 TBC)

WHO’S IN IT?

Craig Fairbrass (Villain), Stephen Odubola (Blue Story), Jason Flemyng (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), Ross McCall (Serving Up Richard), Ulrich Thomsen (The International), Zoë Tapper (What You Will), Robin Laing (Joyeux Noel), Philip Barantini (Cryptic), Morgan Watkins (The Limehouse Golem), Thomas Dominique (Wrath of Man), Lloyd Everitt (film debut), Michael Lindall (Kickoff), Roger Suubi (film debut), Rosie Sheehy (film debut), Hamza Siddique (Heartbeats House), Graham Kitchen (The Shepherd), Hector Bateman-Harden (Holmes & Watson), Uché Gabriel Akujobi (Born Again)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Ross McCall (film debut), director, writer; Stefan D’Bart (Goldfish), Hester Ruoff (Boiling Point) and Bart Ruspoli (Cryptic), producers; Austin Wintory (Grace), composer; Stefan Ciupek (Guns Akimbo), cinematographer; Alex Fountain (Villain), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Steve Mackleson (Fairbrass) is a violent prisoner who is serving time for double murder in a maximum security prison. Overwhelmed with regret and a desire for carnage, Steve begins to reconsider his nihilistic outlook when he meets his new cellmate Marcus (Odubola) as well as a daughter that he has never met. However, when Marcus becomes the victim of a brutal revenge attack, Steve unleashes his inner beast to save him…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

This hard-boiled, gritty prison drama is an intimate and claustrophobic character study that aims to find the man within the monster.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 4TH FEBRUARY 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE, AND AVAILABLE TO RENT/BUY ON DIGITAL PLATFORMS, INCLUDING AMAZON PRIME VIDEO

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