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Dead Man's Shoes

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:May 12, 2006
Running time:90 minutes
Cast:Paddy Considine, Gary Stretch, Toby Kebbell, Stuart Wolfenden, Neil Bell
Director:Shane Meadows
Producer:Mark Herbert
Writer:Shane Meadows, Paddy Considine
Distributor:Magnolia

Description: Richard has always protected his simple-minded little brother Anthony. When Richard leaves the rural village where they have grown up to join the army, Anthony is taken in by Sonny, a controlling and vicious local drug dealer and his gang of lads. Anthony becomes the gang's pet and plaything. Seven years later, Richard returns to settle the score. One by one, he hunts down each member of the gang and executes them in increasingly elaborate ways as flashbacks reveal the extent to which his brother suffered at their hands. "Dead Man's Shoes" is a genre-defying film blending horror, supernatural elements, comedy, and social realism. Set in a Midlands village, it explores the underbelly of contemporary rural Britain in communities where crime is unchecked and drugs, intimidation, and power games are blandly accepted as the fabric of daily life.

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