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The Grind (2012)

British crime drama in which the diverging fortunes of a pair of friends threaten to destroy them both. After a long, hard struggle Vince (Freddie Connor) is finally going places. Set for ... See full summary »

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Rishi Opel

Writer:

Rishi Opel
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jamie Foreman ... Dave
Danny John-Jules ... Phil
Zoë Tapper ... Nancy
Gordon Alexander ... Bobby
Kellie Shirley ... Jo
Freddie Connor ... Vince
Duncan Watkinson Duncan Watkinson ... Tony (as Duncan Clyde)
Joan Hodges ... Jean (Bobby's Mum)
Jay Brown ... Simon
Barber Ali ... Big Guy
Sheraiah Larcher Sheraiah Larcher ... Bassy
Joseph Morgan ... Paul
Dynamo Dynamo ... The Dealer
Maria Papas ... Mirrell
Melody Woodhead Melody Woodhead ... Mirrell's Friend
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British crime drama in which the diverging fortunes of a pair of friends threaten to destroy them both. After a long, hard struggle Vince (Freddie Connor) is finally going places. Set for promotion from a nightclub manager to his dream job overseeing a casino and due to be married to Nancy (Zoe Tapper), Vince is looking forward to the future. In contrast, his childhood friend, Bobby (Gordon Alexander), has failed to escape from the desperate world of drugs and gambling and now owes a huge amount of money to a casino. Unhappily for Vince, the casino Bobby owes money to happens to be run by his boss, East End gangster Dave (Jamie Foreman), putting Vince in a very awkward position indeed...

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Taglines:

East End Loan... Dead End Debt

Genres:

Crime | Thriller

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worst film ever
4 June 2012 | by jorisbohnsonSee all my reviews

terrible plot, shocking acting made worse with bad mockney accents, jamie foreman was good but it looks like all the budget went on him! everything about it was really unbelievable, like a bad drama class loads of bad pauses in between lines, bad delivery of lines. Really annoying direction, showing nightclub scenes for too long, seemed like it was trying to pad out the film with slow motion shots of the dance floor, completely boring i had to fast forward loads of bits, and there was no relationships between the characters, and the dialogue was really unbelievable to the DJ.."ill tell you what mate.. bang out a couple of house tunes yeah??" amateur hour! don't bother watching it, total waste of time.


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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 March 2012 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

GBP100,000 (estimated)
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Dangerous Productions See more »
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1.85 : 1
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