Flicksandbits

Dead Man Running – October 30th

Posted in Film by flicksandbits on September 15, 2009

Going to the screening of this tommorow and I should be interviewing 50 Cent, Brenda Blethyn, Ashley Cole and Rio Ferdinand (Ferdinand and Cole helped fund and produce it) in the coming weeks look out for that!

When it becomes apparent that the recession is hitting the criminal world as hard as it is hitting Wall Street, notorious gangster and loan shark, Mr. Thigo (50 Cent) arrives in London to shake things up and make an example out of one of his late payers.

Already struggling financially, reformed ex-con Nick is given exactly 24 hours to come up with the money left on his bill or he is literally a dead man running. As a guarantee, Thigo’s men hold Nick’s wheelchair-bound mum (Brenda Blethyn) hostage, leaving him no choice but to comply. Enlisting the help of his best mate, Bing (Danny Dyer), the boys embark on a frantic race against the clock. Their mission takes them from the dog tracks of East London to the underground drug scene of rural Manchester as they try every trick and scam in the book to get the cash before it’s too late…

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