An ex-con returns to the corrupt housing estate where he grew up to investigate the disappearance of a quiz champion.



Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A night with charismatic TV show host Charlie Sturgeon. One Stage, One Evening, Two Superheros. Will Justice prevail?

Director: Jesse McGrane
Stars: Jesse McGrane, John McKeever, James Robinson
Outlaw (2007)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A group of people who feel betrayed by their government and let down by their police force form a modern-day outlaw posse in order to right what they see as the wrongs of society.

Director: Nick Love
Stars: Sean Bean, Danny Dyer, Rupert Friend
Tormented I (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A bullied teenager comes back from the dead to take revenge on his classmates.

Director: Jon Wright
Stars: Alex Pettyfer, April Pearson, Dimitri Leonidas
Ashes III (2015)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

After the death of his beloved wife in a devastating fire, Jonathon Soter's life is in ruins. Drinking to excess and barely holding down his job as a teacher, he's a man lost with nothing ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Coulson
Stars: Sandra McNeeley, Rebecca McQuillan, Jane Perry
The Walk IV (2015)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Five women murdered over five years, and now the responsibility lies to a support officer (Elizabeth) to discover where their bodies are buried. However, her own past haunts her during the investigation through the disappearance of her failed abduction case years before of nine-year-old Sarah.

Director: Timothy Fielding
Stars: Kelly Downes, James Robinson, Timothy Fielding
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In the 1970s a music promoter plucks Siamese twins from obscurity and grooms them into a freakish rock'n'roll act. A dark tale of sex, strangeness and rock music.

Directors: Keith Fulton, Louis Pepe
Stars: Luke Treadaway, Harry Treadaway, Jonathan Pryce
Trauma I (2004)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Awaking from a coma to discover his wife has been killed in a car accident, Ben's world may as well have come to an end. A few weeks later, Ben's out of hospital and, attempting to start a ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Evans
Stars: Colin Firth, Naomie Harris, Dorothy Duffy
Drama | Horror | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

When her parents decide to separate, sixteen year old Anna Brooks is sent to spend the summer in a small coastal town with her old fashioned aunt and uncle, Jennifer and David Collingwood. ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Goddard
Stars: Mhairi Calvey, Ryan Spong, Lee Macdonald
The Fixer III (2016)
Director: Paul Tanter
Stars: Tom Hopper, Amy Huberman, Nick Dunning
Erasure (2016)
Drama | History | War

WWII France. Allied soldiers rescue a young woman from a village massacre, and promise to escort her to safety. When the Nazi SS pick up their trail, the journey becomes a savage battle for... See full summary »

Director: Rhys Hayward
Stars: Tom Hopper, David Leon, Ashley Walters
Battles (Video 2012)
Short | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

BATTLES is the tale of a man who has run away from his home life as he suffers from depression. He hides away in a hotel room waiting for someone or something to give him the strength he needs to return to reality.

Director: Montserrat Lombard
Stars: Sean Harris, Aglae Froment
Svengali (TV Movie 2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Satirical sitcom on the music industry.

Director: Philip John
Stars: Gia Marie Barbera, Matt Berry, Jenni Davies


Cast overview, first billed only:
James Stokes ...
Tony O'Leary ...
Ashley Sadanandan ...
Divian Ladwa ...
Henry Kelly ...
Michael Davidson ...
Kerry O'Halloran ...
Paul McNeilly ...
Leigh Woodward ...
Iris - Twin
Jodie Woodward ...
Poppy - Twin


Soon after leaving prison, EDDIE has his eye cut out by a loan shark chasing an old debt. Eddie's other eye will only be spared upon repayment. Desperate for cash, Eddie phones LINDA, a childhood sweetheart. She lives in Saxon - a nightmare sprawl of boarded-up and crumbling flats run by a corrupt council. But Linda is very wealthy. Her husband won a million pounds on a TV quiz show. She draws Eddie back to Saxon: the place where he grew up; the place where his mother works as a prostitute; the place where he murdered a bailiff. When Eddie arrives, Linda offers him a reward to find her missing husband whom she fears dead. Eddie turns amateur investigator and so embarks on a comically gruesome journey through a surreal underworld. Written by Greg Loftin

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


A surreal western set on a corrupt housing estate



Official Sites:



Release Date:

22 August 2007 (UK)  »

Filming Locations:

Company Credits

Production Co:

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs



See  »

Did You Know?


Eddie: Do you know what prison taught me?
Linda: What?
Eddie: Spanish.
See more »


Referenced in The Micro Budget Cookbook (2008) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Original with deffo cult potential Brit flick!!!
30 August 2007 | by (Scotland, United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I think after watching Saxon, you will either love this film or hate it...of course I loved it...why?? It's freshness and originality (and it's damn right madness at times!) will grab other parts that the norm cannot reach.

It is so good to see British talent making an effort to create a piece of 'art' (which i believe this film will become) and show the film biz and the UK TV biz that they should be backing artistic talent and not the dross that is Big Brother or cooking shows. I make this point because it is so sad that the Director and Producer had to re-mortgage their house to make this film - a sad reflection upon the 'men in suits' methinks! The film follows 'fast eddie' returning to Saxon (a grim housing estate) (Sean Harris on excellent form) - just out of prison and on a journey of redemption and trying to make some quick cash of which he owes to a local fishmonger. If he does not pay he will loose an eye (the other was cut out by the head fishmonger) to a psycho, almost perverted, fishmonger as payment - played very scary and with force by newbie Stephen Manwaring (Molly). Also, there are ruthless bailffs (head bailiff Russell exellently played by Drew Edwards) to contend with, mad Tramps, a vengeful father, an angry young Asian lad, a mad lighter lady, his Mother who is on the game and various ex's and an excellent soundtrack. Also, sarah Matravas is great with those (in the words of Tony Soprano) "Charles Manson Lamps" (crazy eyes) - great stuff!

There are twists and turns galore and to be frank - the characters are barking - and i loved them for the shear entertainment value. There is also nice pace changes...sometimes slow but then 'bang', we get an explosion of action...this kept me on the edge of my seat.

I hope for British Film's sake that this gets a good release in 2008 and thank god this is not another Gangster film!!! Most of the cast you will not of heard of but I hope you will by the end of 2008!!! If you like David Lynch and A clockwork Orange and you want to see a Film that has Cult potential, then go a see Saxon. Barking and Bonkers but brave!!! IronDuke

8 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Streaming Saxon online now available maybaby47
LittleWhiteLies: Sean Harris on 'Saxon' rosie_1969
Cant find this anywhere ? taylorpamela49
Discuss Saxon (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: