A young man is killed for trying to stop what he sees as evil and his friends seen as fun. Whilst his sister starts an unwitting relationship with the killer and his mother sinks deeper ...
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A young man is killed for trying to stop what he sees as evil and his friends seen as fun. Whilst his sister starts an unwitting relationship with the killer and his mother sinks deeper into grief, it is left to his younger brother, seventeen Leo to avoid easy revenge and uncover the uncomfortable truth.Written by
This film has great intentions but unfortunately misses the opportunity to deliver. And I really wanted to like this film!
The story starts well but loses it's way, slowing and getting lost down pointless cul-de-sacs that do nothing for plot or character development. It is the cinematic equivalent of speaking to someone with dementia - possibly a hammy old stage actor who has lost his noggin - the result is multiple repetition of core themes, with added train-of-thought irrelevances that leave the listener unsettled..
Light relief comes from a token black fella, dressed like middle England pastiche of how the impoverished black youth dress, you know, like a backing dancer from step up 2 with jaunty baseball cap hiding dreads. Also watch out for a comedy policemans moustache, possibly on free loan from the life on mars set, a slug relic from the 1970's that cheerily turns up to brighten some of the slower sequences.
I hope that the poor outcome doesn't put off the producer from continuing along urban dramas, London needs more of these !
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