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Cass (2008)

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An orphaned Jamaican baby is adopted by an elderly white couple and brought up in an all white area of London and becomes one of the most feared and respected men in Britain. Based on a true story.

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Cast

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Cass
Gavin Brocker ...
Prentice
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Freeman
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Elaine
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C. P.
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The Assassin
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Cecil
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Ray
Carl Fairweather ...
Martin
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Doll
Lorraine Stanley ...
Linda
Azaria Omaboe ...
baby George
Verelle Roberts ...
Young Cass
Rory Jennings ...
Young Freeman
Joe Siffleet ...
Young West Ham Kid
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An orphaned Jamaican baby, adopted by an elderly white couple and brought up in an all white area of London, became one of the most feared and respected men in Britain. CASS grew up in a time before political correctness and was forced to endure racist bullying on a daily basis, until one day when the years of pent up anger came out in a violent burst. CASS found through violence the respect he never had and became addicted to the buzz of fighting. His way of life finally caught up with him when an attempted assassination on his life, saw him shot three times at point blank range. His inner strength somehow managed to keep him alive but he was left with a dilemma; whether to seek vengeance as the street had taught him, or renounce his violent past. Written by Anonymous

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The hardest fight is knowing who you are.

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Cass - Legend of a Hooligan  »

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£1,000,000 (estimated)
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The extras in the fight scenes are people who were nearly exclusively those who are involved or were involved in the London underworld apart from certain stunt-men. after setting up the Leeds fight scene for most of the day the extras had had one too many beers got a little carried away and one of the stars got his head cut open with a punch. at that Cass and some others had to step in as to this day they work security at night clubs and are used to confrontations. See more »

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When Cass is being released from prison, the officer who confiscates the notebooks is shown wearing sergeant's chevrons on his epaulets. There is no "sergeant" rank in the prison service. The pullover is part of a Police uniform, and they would not be involved in the running of the prison. See more »

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self indulgent boring third rate vanity project
28 August 2008 | by See all my reviews

Recently I couldn't get into any performance of The Dark Knight, so myself and my mate looked for an alternative. I should gone home and watched Eastenders this boring pretentious mockney nonsense, barely kept me awake . The main character (the first black hooligan) was about is menacing as the Hofmeister Bear. Unlike the cruely underrated Rise Of The Footsoldier which was slated to pieces. This film was a winded pretentious biopic of somebody nobody cares about. The acting was dreadful, especially the person who plays Cass's wife,hearing her winy nicotine voice was the equalvent of hearing a blackboard being scratched!! Why was this given a 18 certificate ?


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