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The Liability (2012)

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When 19-year-old Adam agrees to do a day's driving for his mum's gangster boyfriend Peter, it takes him on a 24-hour journey into a nightmarish world of murder, sex trafficking and revenge, in the company of aging hit man Roy.

Director:

Craig Viveiros

Writer:

John Wrathall
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Cast

Credited cast:
Peter Mullan ... Peter
Jack O'Connell ... Adam
Talulah Riley ... The Girl
Tim Roth ... Roy
Kierston Wareing ... Nicky
Tomi May ... Danil
Christopher Hatherall ... Ivan
Jack McBride Jack McBride ... Mr. Hippy
Simon Manley Simon Manley ... Diner Customer
Clive Shaw Clive Shaw ... Sniper
Jenny Pike Jenny Pike ... Mrs. Hippy
Andy McAdam Andy McAdam ... Diner Cashier
Neil Eddy Neil Eddy ... Man in Photo
Steven Charles Stobbs Steven Charles Stobbs ... Shopkeeper
Jimmy Knights Jimmy Knights ... Sniper Victim
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When 19-year-old Adam agrees to do a day's driving for his mum's gangster boyfriend Peter, it takes him on a 24-hour journey into a nightmarish world of murder, sex trafficking and revenge, in the company of aging hit man Roy.

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They had their turn... now it's his

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for violence, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 May 2013 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Assassinos de Aluguel See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Jack O'Connell and Kierston Wareing worked together on The Runway. See more »

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Features Rage (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Adios My Amore
Performed by Ernesto Lecuona and Los Lecuona Cuban Boys (as The Lecuona Cuban Boys)
Written by Ernesto Lecuona
© 1929 by Peer International Corp/Peermusic (UK) Ltd
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A film I'd like to make myself
21 November 2013 | by OJTSee all my reviews

A little indie gem this from Britain, with a good Tim Roth in the center as a worn out disillusioned hit-man, but it's Peter Mullan which steals the show, with a delightfully nasty big shot criminal.

There's many reasons to like this, if you don't expect this to be an action flick. It's wrongfully labeled so, but this is a a crime drama, or really a road movie, Coen/Tarantino style. 1) Unpredictable mysterious plot (gives a good ride) 2) Great cool acting (stung cool play by all, but the naive Liability) 3) Extinguished filming (lots if great angles and smart details) 4) Delightful score (sophisticated, punky and dirty, would search out several songs) 5) Classic cars (loved the use and filming of the Granada Ghia) And there's more to it. I found myself feeling it as a cozy road movie which we expect to go wrong for some. Lovely lingering excitement, taking you to the next stop on the route.

If you like one of them smart little films with no extra fuzz, just great talent, this is it!


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