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    Unique ID Code: 0000118397
    Added by: David Beckett
    Added on: 17/7/2009 11:47
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    Gangster No. 1

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    It's not who you know, it's who you kill.
    Certificate: 18
    Running Time: 103
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    This classic drama features one of the most chilling and a horrific violent scene as it tells the story of a cold-blooded young gangster living in the 1960s. Directed by Paul McGuigan, his debut movie is influenced by Kubrick and is a British cockney masterpiece following the rise and fall of a prominent and particularly ruthless English gangster. Stylistically daring and often terrifying Gangster No.1 boasts an exceptional cast of Malcolm McDowell, Paul Bettany and David Thewlis. Set around a middle-aged, unnamed crime boss (McDowell), he smugly reflects back on his life, narrating the brutality which made him triumphant - and feared. A young hood in Swinging 60's London, he copied his mod boss Freddie Mays (Thewlis). However his narration exposes a burning envy towards Freddie and his supremacy, leading to a vicious and backstabbing scheming to become Gangster No.1.

    Special Features:
    - Audio Commentary
    - Teaser Trailer
    - TV Spot
    - Featurette
    - Deleted Scene
    - Cast and Crew Interviews

    Video Tracks:
    1080p Widescreen 1.78:1

    Audio Tracks:
    DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo Music Only
    Dolby Digital 2.0 Audio Descriptive

    Subtitle Tracks:
    English HoH

    Directed By:
    Paul McGuigan

    Written By:

    Malcolm McDowell
    David Thewlis
    Paul Bettany
    Saffron Burrows
    Kenneth Cranham
    Jamie Foreman
    Eddie Marsan
    Andrew Lincoln
    Doug Allen
    Razaaq Adoti

    Casting By:
    Jina Jay

    Soundtrack By:
    John Dankworth

    Director of Photography:
    Peter Sova

    Andrew Hulme

    Costume Designer:
    Jany Temime

    Production Designer:
    Richard Bridgland

    Jonathan Cavendish
    Norma Heyman

    Executive Producer:
    Peter Bowles


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