Dir. Gerard Johnson
Starring. Peter Ferdinando, Stephen Graham, Elisa Lasowski, Myanna Buring, Neil Maskell
UK DVD release July 6th 2015 from Metrodome Distribution.
Synopsis. For years, a corrupt ‘task force’ has been making a living out of pocketed drugs and deals with local gangs in London. But the walls are closing in, with an embittered Internal Investigator watching their every move. To make things worse, long standing allies in the Turkish mob are being picked off by a brutal Albanian people trafficking gang with no inclination to cooperate with anyone, forcing their leader Michael into a arrangement that could have deadly repercussions for those close to him.
Inspired by a chance meeting with a hard partying, off duty CID officer, Writer/Director Gerard Johnson had allegedly been developing a story about corrupt policemen for around 10 years. The film bears the fruits of such long development process, from it’s fully developed ensemble to evocative location work. Johnson goes to painstaking effort to portray the “real” London, or the one many choose not to see. The almost intrusive tracking shots following Ferdinando’s Michael as he navigates the city’s underbelly recall … Continue reading