DIRECTED BY: Oliver Parker
Written By: Toby Finlay
Based on the novel by: Oscar Wilde
Cinematography By: Roger Pratt
Editor: Guy Bensley
CAST: Ben Barnes, Ben Chaplin, Colin Firth, Rebecca Hall, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Caroline Goodall
A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty eternally, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all.
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Written & Directed By: William Monahan
Based on the novel by: Ken Bruen
Cinematography: Chris Menges
Editor: Dody Dorn & Robb Sullivan
Cast: Colin Farell, Keira Knightley, David Thewlis, Ray Winstone, Stephen Graham, Ophelia Lovibond, Anna Friel, Ben Chaplin, Eddie Marsan, Sanjeev Bhaskar
Fresh out of prison, Mitchel wants nothing to do with crime but accepts a kip from Billy, a marginal grafter, and accompanies Billy on rent collection trips. He’s also old school, wanting revenge on two youths for assaulting a mendicant he’s befriended. He’s got a strung-out sister to protect, and he’s offered a job protecting a famous actress from paparazzi. The plot lines join when Michael finds himself attracted to the actress and Billy’s Mob boss, Gant, finds ways to force Michael work for him. He also warns Michael off revenge against the assailants of his friend. What are Michael’s options: is there any way to avoid Gant, protect his sister, and find a path to love?
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