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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Matthew Lewis
Iwan Rheon
Timothy Spall
Directors
Rowan Athale
Screenwriters
Rowan Athale
Running Time
108 minutes

The Rise
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The Rise

Plot
Stitched up on a possession charge and in prison for a year, Harvey (Treadaway) wants revenge on the man who put him there, Steven Roper (Maskell). The solution? An elaborate heist that will hit the thuggish crime lord where it hurts most.


Verdict
It may not be immune to the odd Brit thriller cliché, but this is an assured, stylish heist thriller from the debut filmmaker.


Reviewed by Simon Crook

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