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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Lia Williams
David McCallum
Rufus Sewell
Ian Richardson
Sylvia Syms
Directors
Michael Winner
Screenwriters
Michael Winner
Helen Zahavi
Running Time
102 minutes

Dirty Weekend
A dowdy girl begins to strike back against the men who walked over her in the past.


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Plot
Having been spied on and harassed by a local pervert, Bella finally has enough. She transforms herself in to an avenging angel equipped with a hammer, eradicating the world of problem men.


Verdict
It's easy to forget Michael Winner made his name as a director and not as a car insurance ad man, but back in the day job, he made this gory, murderous story of revenge. With Williams giving a memorable performance as the much troubled female who finally begins to crack up.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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