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Suzie Allnut

Synopsis

Based on the novel by Cult Irish Crime Novelist Ken Bruen (London Boulevard, The Guards), Blitz is an edgy, contemporary Police Thriller set in London.

Jason Statham plays Detective Sergeant Brant, an old-style Copper, who is in trouble with the press when he beats up three hoodies who attack him with Carpet Knives when he tries to stop them breaking into his car. Brant is sent to a Police Psychiatrist but after helping his Boss, DI Roberts (Mark Rylance) cremate his wife, he immediately has to find a crazed serial killer calling himself the Blitz, who is bumping off Police officers.

Helped by his new partner, gay Sergeant Porter Nash (Paddy Considine), they track down weird Barry Weiss (Aidan Gillen). Weiss is clearly the killer but they don't have enough evidence and have to let him go. Brant then takes the law into his own hands and, aided by Nash, lures Weiss to his death, which they make look like another Blitz murder.

Details

Year
2010
Type of film
Features
Running Time
95 mins
Format
35mm Anamorphic
Director
Elliott Lester
Producer
Guy Avshalom, Alwyn Kushner, Ken Bruen, Nick Manzi
Co-Producer
Guy Avshalom, Alwyn Kushner, Ken Bruen, Nick Manzi
Editor
John Gilbert A.S.C.
Screenwriter
Nathan Parker
Director of Photography
Rob Hardy
Production Designer
Max Gottlieb
Sound
Paddy Owen
Music
Ilan Eshkeri
Principal Cast
Jason Statham, Paddy Considine, Aidan Gillen, Zawe Ashton, Luke Evans, Mark Rylance, David Morrissey

Production Company

Blitz Films Ltd
60 Charlotte Street
London
W1T 2NU
UK

T +44 (0)20 7299 8800 (Nick Manzi)
F +44 (0)20 7299 8801

nmanzi@lionsgatefilms.co.uk

Sales
Company

Lionsgate International
2700 Colorado Ave.,
2nd Floor,
Santa Monica,
CA 90404
USA

T +001 (310) 449 9200