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Mr. Nice

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Synopsis

Nuclear physicist, marijuana connoisseur, school teacher, money launderer, gentleman, fugitive and spy.

Raconteur, travel agent, writer, philosopher of science and supposed 20th century gay icon.

Rock Music tour promoter, public speaker, board game appreciator and the biggest dope smuggler on the planet.
 
Mr. Nice.

From: Kenfig, South Wales, 1945. To: Oxford University, Germany, London, Ireland, Pakistan, Amsterdam, Thailand, Ibiza, Majorca, Manila, America. Jail.

Contact with: the mafia, CIA, IRA and MI6.

43 aliases, 4 kids, 89 phone lines, 25 companies throughout the world and over one million books sold. We follow Howard’s prodigious rise. And fall. This is the frequently hilarious, occasionally sad, and often surreal story of Howard's life so far.

'The most sophisticated drugs baron of all time - He sounds like Richard Burton and looks like a Rolling Stone.'

Details

Year
2009
Type of film
Features
Format
35mm
Director
Bernard Rose
Producer
Michael Robinson, Andrew Orr, Daniel Shepherd, James Perkins, Denise O’ Dell, Mark Albela, Alejandro Novillo
Co-Producer
Michael Robinson, Andrew Orr, Daniel Shepherd, James Perkins, Denise O’ Dell, Mark Albela, Alejandro Novillo
Editor
Teresa Font Guiteras
Screenwriter
Bernard Rose, based on Howard Marks' autobiography
Director of Photography
Bernard Rose
Production Designer
Max Gottlieb
Sound
Paddy Owen
Music
Philip Glass
Principal Cast
Rhys Ifans, Chloë Sevigny, David Thewlis, Omid Djalili

Genre

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Last updated 17th December 2009

Production Company

Independent Film Company
32 Tavistock Street
London WC2E 7PB
UK

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Company

Independent Film Company
32 Tavistock Street
London WC2E 7PB
UK

T +44 (0)20 7257 8734
F +44 (0)20 7240 9029

mail@independentfilmcompany.com
http://www.independentfilmcompany.com