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The Guvnors (2014)

Not Rated | | Thriller | 24 June 2014 (UK)
The Guvnors is a violent thriller set amongst the clans and firms of South East London, bringing two generations together in brutal conflict.

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Gabe Turner

Writer:

Gabe Turner
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Cast

Credited cast:
Charley Palmer Rothwell ... Trey (as Charley Palmer Merkell)
Jay Simpson ... Neil
Tom Davis
Vas Blackwood ... Bill
Martin Hancock ... DC Meyler
Rochelle Neil ... Steph
Doug Allen ... Mitch
David Essex ... Mickey Snr
Paul Reynolds ... Big Tone
Lorraine Stanley ... Cheryl
Susan Fordham ... Public
Harley Sylvester ... Adam
Jumayn Hunter ... Woods
Melanie Gutteridge ... Angie
Lee Nicholas Harris ... Policeman PC492
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Storyline

The Guvnors is both love letter and hate mail to the alpha male. This story's alpha is Mitch who lives buried in suburban London, having turned his back on his previous life of casual violence and intimidation as part of a legendary South East London firm. In the modern day he's the doyen of respectability and quiet confidence, but Mitch used to be a Guv'nor. This film holds a mirror up to Mitch and shows him the monster once again, buried deep in both DNA and psyche, desperate to break out and wreak havoc. Written by Anon

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Revenge is its own executioner

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 June 2014 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Hoodies vs. Hooligans See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Was originally called Meet The Guvnors. See more »

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Silian Braille
by The Purist Ft CASisDEAD
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Awesome
10 January 2015 | by paul-43-272950See all my reviews

Great film. Thoroughly enjoyed this gritty portrayal of old vs new gangster life in London. The film was beautifully shot and took unexpected turns in the plot that gave the Guvnors a unique and stand out quality from other similar attempts in this genre. The acting of the main leads Slyvester and Allen were excellent and ensured that you were engaged throughout. It would seem that Director Gabe Turner has done a superb job in handling the various themes that are featured within the film and does not dictate to the viewer what they should or shouldn't think but rather poises questions that leave you wondering and wanting to explore further. It is rare to find a film that ticks the boxes of great film making, great entertainment and gives you something to think about long after.


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