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Break (2020)

A gifted inner-city kid, wasting his talents on crime, gets in over his head until a chance encounter with a stranger presents him with an opportunity to turn his life around. But is it too late?


Michael Elkin


Michael Elkin





Credited cast:
Rutger Hauer ... Ray
Luke Mably ... Terry Pryde
Ethan Hazzard ... Michael
Jamie Foreman ... Monty
Joe Egan ... Paddy John
Sam Gittins ... Spencer Pryde
Adam Deacon ... Weasel
Terri Dwyer ... Cathy
Charlie Wernham Charlie Wernham ... Wallis
David Yip ... Qiang
Sophie Stevens ... Shelley
Max Fincham ... Lloyd
Lee Nicholas Harris ... Sergeant Kelly
Anna Danshina ... Alena
Mark Homer ... Prison Officer Yates


Spencer Pryde (Sam Gittins), a gifted snooker player is wasting his talents, choosing instead to indulge in petty crime with his mates, but when things begin spiralling out of control, he seeks sanctuary in the one place he feels safe, the local snooker hall. While there, he is presented with an opportunity to turn his life around after a chance encounter with a Chinese stranger named Qiang (David Yip). Qiang, a former 8-ball pool champion turned coach, tries to convince Spencer to turn pro. But, in order to make a new life for himself, Spencer will need to break away from his friends, his environment, and the negative elements of his current life. Written by Production

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Last movie filmed by Rutger Hauer before his death on July 19, 2019. See more »


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Very good for a debut film
1 September 2020 | by rob-barnes79See all my reviews

What a great feeling I got from this film,its a proper rags to riches film,I was impressed by the camera work and was also great to see it filmed in areas I grew up in. The writer/producer Michael Elkin has captured London in its truest form and I cant wait for his next film. The acting was great,the plot was great and the fact they managed to nab Rutger Hauer (starring in his last role before he died) is a complement to Elkins talent,all in all I had a great time with this film

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