Set ahead of the 2012 London Olympics, the film follows Liam (Sam Claflin), an ex-con trying to win back the love and trust of his family. He has lost everything at the hands of a local crime syndicate run by Clifford Cullen (Spall), who has high-level connections in politics, finance and the police force. Liam's drive for redemption sees him caught up in a web of conspiracy, crime, and corruption.
In a corrupt City, redemption is worth fighting for
Did You Know?
Real-life brothers Sam Claflin and Joe Claflin play brothers in the film. See more
Clifford Cullen (Timothy Spall
) mentions his decision to vote 'out', presumably in reference to the UK's 2016 'Brexit' referendum. However, the film is set in 2012, four years before this vote ever took place. See more
There are only two places you'll end up: in a wooden box or a concrete one.
"Based on true events." See more