Next week (November 11th) sees the release of Harry Brown, the new British movie we’ve already hailed as the best film of the year.
Set in modern-day Britain, the film follows one man’s (Sir Michael Caine) journey through a chaotic world where drugs are the currency of the day and guns run the streets.
A modest law-abiding citizen, Harry Brown is a retired Marine and a widower who lives alone on a depressed housing estate. His only company is his best friend Leonard (David Bradley). When Leonard is murdered by a gang of thugs, Harry feels compelled to act and is forced to dispense his own brand of justice. As he bids to clean up the run-down estate where he lives, his actions bring him into conflict with the police, led by investigating officer DCI Frampton (Emily Mortimer) and Charlie Creed-Miles.
This great teaser clip is a great example of the film’s ever-present sense of menace – remember to check back on Monday for our review of the film.