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The Wee Man (2013)

 |  Drama  |  18 January 2013 (UK)
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The true-life story of Paul Ferris.

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Arthur Thompson
Hannah Blamires ...
WPC
Steven Borrie ...
Prison Officer
Lewis Brand ...
Prison Guard
Mark Burdis ...
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Nick Byatt ...
Prison Officer
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Paul Ferris
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Police Officer
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George
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Arthurs Cronie - Body Guard
Paul Donnelly ...
Bobby Glover
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Pub Singer
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Jimmy
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The true-life story of Paul Ferris.

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Due to Strathclyde Police (now Police Scotland) refusing to co-operate with the production company the movie was shot in London, not Glasgow. See more »

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References The Godfather (1972) See more »

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Dead Mans Shoes
written and performed by Scott Peden. Courtesy of SM Records,
Copyright Scott Peden/SM Records 2012. From the Album, The Complete and Utter Confidence of Ignorance.
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Raw and dramatic, worth watching with some funny (odd?) twists
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I was interested to see this movie as I had heard about it in production and thought a Scottish gangster film would be entertaining. Well, first you have to tune in to the Scottish accent which my wife found pretty hard. But other than that I found it a very enjoyable romp with a few scenes that make you flinch or smile but without the use of close up gore. How accurate it is historically is questionable but that is true of almost all "true life" movies, nevertheless the characters are well developed and largely believable and there are some great performances from Martin Compston as Ferris, John Hannah as Tam McGraw and particularly Stephen McCole as a troubled Junior Thomson. Watch it with an open mind and enjoy, The Godfather it isn't but for a low budget UK produced movie it is good entertainment.


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