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A Very British Gangster

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Synopsis

A Very British Gangster is an all access film inside one of Britain’s most dangerous crime families.  For the first time, a gang of contemporary criminals open their lives to reveal a brutal world and an underclass which relies upon gangsters for justice, rather than police.
   
The film follows the trials and tribulations of Dominic Noonan over three years, as he lurches from criminal trial to criminal trial.  Dominic, head of the Noonan crime dynasty, a second generation family of Irish stock, legally changed his last name to Lattlay Fottfoy, an acronym for the family motto; ‘Look after those that look after you, fuck off those that fuck off you’. 
 
Rarely does a film gain such deep access.  Director, Donal MacIntyre, shows us a close-up view of a world embroiled in kidnapping, torture, narcotics and murder. But behind the macho bravado, a poignant world is revealed where a community struggles with poverty, violence and drugs.

Details

Year
2008
Type of film
Features
Running Time
97 mins
Director
Michael Simkin, Lil Cranfield, Donal MacIntyre
Producer
Chris Shaw, Jane Gogan, David Malone, Michael Simkin
Editor
Sally Hilton
Director of Photography
Nick Manley, Mike Turnbull

Genre

Production Company

Dare Films Ltd
22 The Green
Richmond Upon Thames
Surrey TW9 1PX
UK

T +44 (0)78 9026 4260

Sales
Company

Alex Barder
Strategic Film Partners
NBC/Universal Tower
10 Universal City Plaza
Suite 2000
Universal City CA 91608
USA

T +1 (818) 753 2359

Alex@strategicfilmpartners.com