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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Stephen Graham
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
David O'Hara
Directors
David Blair
Screenwriters
Chris Green
Running Time
108 minutes

Best Laid Plans
Steinbeck on the streets of Nottingham


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Plot
Danny (Stephen Graham) is a thug who gets himself indebted to a local gangster. In order to pay off his debts, Danny manipulates his friend Joseph (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje), a giant with the mental age of a seven year old, to participate in underground cage fighting.


Verdict
A gritty homage to Of Mice and Men that has all the makings of a great film, but rarely delves deep enough into the character's relationships.


Reviewed by Joe Cunningham

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