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Hard Boiled Sweets (2012)

 -  Crime | Thriller  -  9 March 2012 (UK)
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Mob Boss is used to getting whatever he wants; he runs Southend, gets all the best women including the gorgeous, sought after Porsche The Sherbet Lemon and has one million pounds in dirty ... See full summary »

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Mob Boss is used to getting whatever he wants; he runs Southend, gets all the best women including the gorgeous, sought after Porsche The Sherbet Lemon and has one million pounds in dirty cash stashed in a briefcase at his home. However, nothing in this world comes without a price, and this weekend his boss and top-dog London Mobster, Jimmy The Gent is coming to collect the money which belongs to him. Meanwhile, reluctant ex-con Johnny The Glacier Mint is forced into pulling off a heist to get his hands on the cash himself. What none of them realize is that seven other dangerous criminals also have plans to get their hands on Jimmy's money and will do whatever it takes to get rich. Written by Memnok

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"Crikey Villains" was the working title of the film which, during post production, was officially changed to "Hard Boiled Sweets". This new title was agreed on due to the fact it not only reflected the final edit, overall style and content, but also celebrated the original influence hard-boiled fiction had in the writing process. See more »

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Really disappointing, and that's being kind...
1 May 2012 | by (LA, United States) – See all my reviews

I saw a screening of this whilst I was in London recently, and was so so badly disappointed. It sounded like a good idea, and I'm all for giving new directors a chance (I'm a producer and that's what I do), but how the director ever got the backing for this is shocking. I'm assuming a wealthy relative is not far behind. And he obviously doesn't know how to construct stories or talk to actors. Always on the lookout of fresh talent and I love English film makers, but I didn't find it here....

There are some basic facts in making a film that you simply cannot ignore. Here, I don't think they were ever even considered.


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