Brighton Rock (DVD)
Based upon the classic novel by Graham Greene, this is a razor edged thriller set in Brighton in 1964. Starring Helen Mirren, Andrea Riseborough, John Hurt and Sam Riley.
The year is 1964. The place is Brighton.
The once quiet seaside town is suddenly overrun by gangs of sharp suited Mods and greasy Rockers looking for a riot. Amongst the chaos lurks top Mod and gangster Pinkie Brown.
Ruthless, ambitious and horrifically violent, Pinkie will stop at nothing in his brutal quest to make a name for himself within the criminal underworld. But when a cold bloodied killing links him to a waitress named Rose, he uses seduction to secure her silence.
Can Rose be saved in time from Pinkie, or will he drag her further into a world of death and damnation?
Based upon the classic novel by Graham Greene, Brighton Rock is a gripping, razor edged thriller.
The directorial debut of screenwriter Rowan Joffe (28 Weeks Later), Brighton Rock features two generations of Britain's greatest acting talent including Sam Riley (Control), Andrea Riseborough (Never Let Me Go), Helen Mirren (The Queen) and John Hurt (The Elephant Man).
Special Features:ommentary with Director Rowan Joffe and Editor Joe Walkerast and Crew Interviewsod or Rocker Featurettenatomy of a Scene - The Making of the Recordeflections on the Boulting's Brighton Rocklternative Opening Sequence Storyboardods and Rockers (1964) - short film Directed by Kenneth Hume
Running Time: 89 minutes
Region: Region 2
Release Date: 20 Jun. 2011