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Synopsis

Jamaica, 1973. When a young boy witnesses his brother’s assassination, a powerful Don gives him a home. Ten years later he is sent on a mission to London. He reunites with his girlfriend and their daughter, but then the past catches up with them.
Based on Victor Headley's iconic novel 'Yardie'
Official Selection Sundance Film Festival 2018 - World Cinema Dramatic Competition - World premiere

Details

Year
2018
Type of film
Features
Running Time
100 mins
Director
Idris Elba 1st Feature
Producer
Gina Carter, Robin Gutch
Executive Producer
Dan MacRae, Danny Perkins for Studiocanal, Mary Burke, Ben Roberts, Joe Oppenheimer, Hugo Heppell, Mark Herbert, Idris Elba
Screenwriter
Brock Norman Brock (script) Martin Stellman (script), Victor Headley (novel)
Director of Photography
John Conroy
Production Designer
Damien Creagh
Principal Cast
Aml Ameen, Mark Rhino Smith, Naomi Ackie, Akin Gazi, Shantol Jackson, Stephen Graham, Fraser James, Sheldon Shepherd, Everaldo Cleary

Genre

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Last updated 30th November 2017

Production Company

A Warp Films production in association with StudioCanal, Green Door Pictures, Sprout Pictures and BBC Films

Warp Films
Robin Gutch
33 Riding House Street
London
W1W 7DZ
+44 (0)20 7612 7330
robin@warpfilms.com
production@warpfilms.com
http://www.warpfilms.com

StudioCanal
50 Marshall Street
London
W1F 9BQ
+44 (0)20 7534 2700
info@studiocanal.co.uk
http://www.studiocanal.co.uk

Sprout Pictures
1st Floor
107-109 Great Portland Street
London
W1W 6QG
+44 (0)20 8104 0135
info@sproutpictures.com
http://www.sproutpictures.com

BBC Films
BBC Broadcasting House
7th Floor, Zone A
Portland Place
London
W1A 1AA
+44 (0)203 614 4445
bbcfilms@bbc.co.uk
http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfilms

Green Door Pictures
http://www.greendoorpictures.com

Sales
Company

StudioCanal
50 Marshall Street
London
W1F 9BQ
+44 (0)20 7534 2700
info@studiocanal.co.uk
http://www.studiocanal.co.uk