Two-time Academy Award winner and screen icon, Sir Michael Caine stars in the riveting and gritty action thriller HARRY BROWN, the story of one man’s journey through a chaotic world where drugs are the currency and guns run the streets.
Modest law-abiding citizen, Harry Brown is forced to dispense his own brand of justice as he bids to clean up the run-down estate he calls home. Michael Caine gives the performance of his lifetime as the iconic Harry Brown. Barber’s debut film is a gripping, violent thriller that’ll ‘make any Quentin Tarantino film seem like The Magic Roundabout’ (Mail on Sunday).
Daniel Barber’s first directorial feature is a shocking, brilliant and thought-provoking film which stars a strong supporting cast including Emily Mortimer (Shutter Island), Liam Cunningham (Hunger, The Wind That Shakes the Barely), and up-and-coming British talent like Ben Drew aka Plan B (Adulthood), Jack O’Connell (Eden Lake), Lee Oakes (Two Pints of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps), Joseph Gilgun (This Is England), Sean Harris (24 Hour Party People), David Bradley (Harry Potter, Hot Fuzz) and Iain Glen (“The Diary of Anne Frank” Kingdom of Heaven).
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital 5.1 ), English ( Subtitles ), ANAMORPHIC WIDESCREEN (2.35:1), SPECIAL FEATURES: Anamorphic Widescreen, Cast/Crew Interview(s), Commentary, Deleted Scenes, Interactive Menu, Music Video, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: Set in modern-day Britain, Harry Brown follows one man's (Sir Michael Caine) journey through a chaotic world where drugs are the currency of the day and guns run the streets. A modest law-abiding citizen, Harry Brown is a retired Marine and a widower who lives alone on a depressed housing estate. His only company is his best friend Leonard (David Bradley). When Leonard is murdered by a gang of thugs, Harry feels compelled to act and is forced to dispense his own brand of justice. As he bids to clean up the run-down estate where he lives, his actions bring him into conflict with the police, led by investigating officer DCI Frampton (Emily Mortimer) and Sergeant Hickock (Charlie Creed-Miles). ...Harry Brown