A delightful working-class comedy.
25 years ago Sheffield, the huge steel city in Yorkshire, was a 'city on the move'... not any more. During the Thatcher years, the mills closed down, throwing thousands of people out of work. Gaz, superbly played by the ubiquitous Robert Carlyle,...
The concept of a sin-eater originated in mediaeval times. If you had been excommunicated by the church and you wanted to die absolved of your sins you sent for a sin-eater who ritually absorbed them. This idea fascinated filmmaker Brian Helgeland...

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