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I missed the significance of the thin glass as weapon – I think I know too many people who are picky about what type of glass they drink beer from to note this as anything other than that. So when his older brother dies in a car accident back home in Newcastle, even his bosses are nervous about his trip up north for the funeral.

The car park embodies one of the film's more subtle themes, which is the destruction of an old cityscape and its rebuilding in line with modern Brutalism. He had a strict upbringing and his parents did not want their son to go to art school, but Ted’s English teacher Henry Treece, recognising his creative talents in writing and art, persuaded them not to stand in his way. it was very influenced by Mike Hodges who has a very good eye for setups and he of course conferred with his operator and myself, but he influenced all of us, and much of the good look is due to him, I confess. The chase scene was shot in reverse, with Hodges filming Eric's death scene first because of Hendry's poor condition, Hodges being worried that he would be too out of breath to play the death scene after running. Let alone carrying off what’s now considered “ among the pantheon of British cinema classics“, as noted by author Steve Chibnall in his excellent film guide of the film.It was simply a part of the long process of exploiting MGM's back catalogue in the run-up to Christmas". Klinger had seen Mike Hodges' television film Suspect (1969) and immediately decided he was the ideal candidate to direct his new project. The fact that he possesses an almost angelic face with a contradictory, and especially unpredictable, harsh nature is a plus for a racketeer’s curriculum vitae in this line of work. Beechcroft, Broomside Lane, County Durham, the location of Cliff Brumby's house, awaiting demolition in 2007.

Klinger was worried that the debut director might be overwhelmed with too many options, but Hodges said he and Atkinson got on very well. The 103 third parties who use cookies on this s He wrote a letter to MGM when he learned it was making the film in Newcastle, and he was invited to meet director Mike Hodges, who wanted to cast local actors. In 2008 the film was placed at 225 on Empire 's 500 Best Movies of All Time list, which was selected by over 10,000 Empire readers, 150 filmmakers and 50 film critics.Adding to the pressure to locate the informant, rival firms are keen to use the situation to advance their own criminal ends. Suspecting foul play, and with vengeance on his mind, he investigates and interrogates, regaining a feel for the city and its hardened-criminal element.

He and Pierce Brosnan are marvelous in this Frederick Forsyth Cold War thriller which still doesn’t have an official U. Few realized what was coming in the next ten years (the economic downs that commingled with the dark, creative ups in motion pictures) till it was all over.Cuckolding one of his bosses while scheming to steal as much of their money as possible is only the most obvious example of his depravity. He’s left the neon lights and mod lifestyle of Soho behind to come north to his hometown for a funeral—his brother Frank’s. Like they needed the end to be the way it was and felt the source material was too complicated so took an easier way out. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. Additionally, as you can see above there are some fairly famous photographs of Ted Lewis and Michael Caine taken at the top of what has always been thought to be Frank Street.

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