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Brighton Rock (2010)

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An adaptation of Graham Greene's classic novel about a small-town hood who marries a waitress who witnessed him murdering a rival thug in order to keep her quiet. As his gang begins to doubt his abilities, the man becomes more desperate and violent. Written by Anonymous

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Love. Murder. Revenge.

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Rated R for violence, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

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£352,815 (UK) (4 February 2011)

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£708,616 (UK) (11 February 2011)
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Philip Davis, who played Spicer in Brighton Rock, appeared in the 1979 film 'Quadrophenia' as a mod, also a film set in Brighton in 1964. See more »

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While Brighton Rock is receiving a certain amount of stick (geddit?) from critics and reviewers who want to solely compare it to the original - I for one was lost in this - it's evocative, dark, broody, and a nice angsty character study of post-war Britain going hell for leather into the 60s.

This is a film about anger and loss, about opportunity and ambition, and crime - and the elements that Graham Greene satirized so brilliantly in his novel are there - the Catholicism post-Evelyn Waugh, the rise of the working-class with money, and above all, desperate lonely early 20s love.

All in all, the production values, the cameos, the central roles are more than competent - this is a very good British film, and it should be allowed 50 years on to stand on its on. There are a number of excellent iconic scenes, from the scooters, to the bosses; and we liked that it's not just about petty crime or gangs, there's a lot going on here - it's nowhere near in any sense a bad film, and deserves a good audience.


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