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The Wee Man (2013)

Not Rated | | Drama | 18 January 2013 (UK)
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The true-life story of Paul Ferris.



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Credited cast:
... Johnny's Girlfriend
... Air Hostess
... Arthur Thompson
Hannah Blamires ... WPC
Steven Borrie ... Prison Officer
Lewis Brand ... Prison Guard
Mark Burdis ... Comedian
Nick Byatt ... Prison Officer
Karl Churchill
... Party goer
... Paul Ferris
Chris Cowlin ... Police Officer
... George
... Arthurs Cronie - Body Guard
Paul Donnelly ... Bobby Glover


The true-life story of Paul Ferris.

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Release Date:

18 January 2013 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Gangster  »


Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$165,735 (United Kingdom), 18 January 2013, Limited Release
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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


The film won the BAFTA Scotland Cineworld Audience Award at the 2013 British Academy Scotland Awards. See more »


Featured in Film '72: Episode dated 16 January 2013 (2013) See more »


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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Disjointed, and poor dialogue ruin a good story.
22 February 2015 | by See all my reviews

British cinema has not been at its best in recent years. All of our most brilliant story tellers go to Hollywood. The story here is good. Compelling even. The main characters journey from scared boy to prolific gangster is a decent enough. Rather than being a bad story done well, this is a good story done badly. The writing isn't great, although the acting is for the most part decent. The film fails because the narrative is massively disjointed, which is a shame because the production values seem quite high and if a little more care had been taking in 'how' to tell this good story then it would have been a decent film. Watch if you have nothing better to do.

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