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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Rhys Ifans
Chlöe Sevigny
David Thewlis
Crispin Glover
Christian McKay
Omid Djalili
Luis Tosar
Directors
Bernard Rose
Screenwriters
Bernard Rose
Running Time
121 minutes

Mr. Nice
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Mr. Nice

Plot
The story of Howard Marks (Rhys Ifans), the Oxford graduate who discovered an uncanny talent for cannabis-trafficking, and who, at his peak during the ’70s, claims to have been embroiled in dealings with the IRA and MI6, while reportedly in control of ten per cent of the world’s hashish market.


Verdict
A solid, often entertaining life-of-crimer which benefits from some stylistic touches and a faithful, convincing central performance.


Reviewed by Dan Jolin

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