The performances are courageous and remarkably good; but in the end we are left with nothing.
The film begins as a film about Jay, Mark Rylance, a forty year old who’s left his marriage and two children in a fit of middle-aged angst. Every Wednesday he’s visited in his seedy basement flat by a woman whose name he doesn’t know, Kerry Fox,...
Despite the powerful performances and some fine scenes, we're numbed by the time of the over-the-top climax.
In 1979, Nickie Dryden, (Billy Connolly), a thug who indulges in violence towards the loved ones of his victims to ensure payment of debts, is arrested for murder by undercover cop Keltie, (Ken Stott). 20 years later, Dryden is out of prison,...