Release Date: 2010-04-30
NYC and/or LA Release
Directors: Daniel Barber
Film Genre(s): Crime Thriller
SYNOPSISScripted by Gary Young, set in modern-day Britain, 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.
- Lionsgate U.K. has acquired U.K. rights to the pic who produced by Marv’s Matthew Vaughn and Kris Thykier, and Keith Bell (“The Descent”), who brought the project to Marv. - 2008-09-06