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Down Terrace (2009)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  15 October 2010 (USA)
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A crime family looks to unmask the police informant in their midst who threatens to take down their business.

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Bill
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Karl
Julia Deakin ...
Maggie
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Eric
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Garvey
Kerry Peacock ...
Valda
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Pringle
Mark Kempner ...
Councillor Berman
Kitty Blue ...
Pringle's Kid
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Johnny
Kali Peacock ...
Mrs Garvey
Luke Hartney ...
Spitz
Janet Hill ...
Mrs. Pringle
Simon Smith ...
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Paul George ...
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After serving jail time for a mysterious crime, Bill and Karl get out of jail and become preoccupied with figuring out who turned them in to the police. On top of that, the "family business" is on the rocks, and the motley crew of criminals who operate out of Down Terrace aren't feeling terribly trusting of one another. It might look like an ordinary house, but at Down Terrace, the walls are closing in... Written by Newport Beach Film Festival

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Rated R for violence, pervasive language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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$3,088 (USA) (15 October 2010)

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$9,609 (USA) (29 October 2010)
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Down The Drain
3 July 2013 | by (Isle Of Bute , Scotland) – See all my reviews

I've got the feeling I may have been lied to . The plot summary of the likes of IMDb say DOWN TERRACE revolves around a plot of a couple of gangsters being released from jail and trying to find out who grassed them up . This is misleading marketing because you might be expecting a Tarintino type story of revenge set in Britain . As the somewhat mixed comments on this page point out that's not really how the story unravels . The vast majority of the running time is taken up with the characters sitting around talking and swearing in a sort of British realist film that no one outside of the indie circuit will really want to watch Director

Ben Wheatley deserves some credit . He got off his backside and made a film on a shoestring budget with his own money instead of writing begging letters to the Arts Council . That said the first half of the film is a total drag with totally unlikable characters directed in a totally unengaging manner which is a serious flaw if a film is character driven . Perhaps I'm being uncharitable but many of the cast are poor and perhaps Wheatley should invested in better actors but it's to Mr Wheatley what he wants to spend his money on and I'm glad I didn't spend my own money watching it in a cinema


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