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Ill Manors (2012)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  6 June 2012 (UK)
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The lives of four drug dealers, one user and two prostitutes.

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The lives of four drug dealers, one user and two prostitutes.

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Ill Manors - Rázós környék  »

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Ben Drew:  In the last shot of the film before the credits, Drew is shown to be the one driving the car Aaron is in. See more »

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When the Earl of Essex is on fire, the fire brigade arrive but there is already a fireman standing outside as the fire engine pulls to a stop. The sirens are heard in the distance, and the previous shot doesn't show any fire engines or any emergency lights that would suggest any emergency vehicles were already on scene. See more »

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the traffic in cider.
9 October 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A surprisingly well made film. The rapping narration adds an original edge to the movie. Compared to 'adulthood.' there is a lack of humor in this one. there is a darkness to each subplot. and as the film develops the moral depth increases. One one level there is the satanic message of 'vengeance is the original sin,' and the film does its best to deliver this to the viewer amidst urban blood-lust. There are a couple of references in camera-work to the Texas chainsaw massacre and taxi driver. the pacing is similar to harry brown. but without the chess like strategy. instead everything falls together like a stream of karma. where harry brown nods to the stephen Lawrence case,ill manors goes more into people trafficking.in this way it shares the vemon of ' taken.' some scenes take a culture of 'meatholes.' and 'heavy-r' and give you a side step view into this disease of female exploitation. it is done in a realistic yet artistic way. with a cultural hint of the terrible crimes towards young girls in the north of england earlier this year.

compared to eight mile this film has the same 'hip -hop.' street vibe, but this being a UK film , everything takes a more claustrophobic eeriness. with some of the footage shot on mobile phones, as a viewer i was left thinking of the similarity to cannibal holocaust in the point of view direction in parts of the movie. ill manors-a document on current the social structure of the western world and the dog eat dog mentality the fuels it.

as ben drew goes into the world of advertising i would recommend this film.as it is not a particularly marketable piece of art. and for that i respect it..


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