FACE: Hardened London East End gangster Ray (Robert Carlyle, THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH, TRAINSPOTTING) plans a big heist that will make him and his gun-packing motley crew set for life. When the loot suddenly disappears, the gang turns against each other in a frenzy of greed and deception, in search of the traitor among them. A dark, edgy action thriller from acclaimed director Antonia Bird (PRIEST, RAVENOUS).
BUDDY BOY: A stylish thriller about Francis, a stuttering young man who lives in a dilapidated apartment with his disabled stepmother. He begins spying on a gorgeous woman who lives in the apartment across the street, and after he saves her from a potential mugging, a passionate affair blossoms between them. Francis begins to question her staunch vegetarianism when he sees mysterious flashes of her eating meat in passionate binges. Eventually, his skepticism grows and he believes that she may, in fact, be a flesh-eating psychopath. First-time director Hanlon's film is overflowing with moody atmospherics, and Aidan Gillen's portrayal of the confused Francis is acting of the highest order.
LET HIM HAVE IT: Two teenagers are surprised by police during a break-in. One, an epileptic with a mental age of 11 and an IQ of 66, is arrested, the other, a gun-toting hood, refuses to give up his weapon. Shouting "Let him have it!" to his friend, he fires, wounding one officer and killing another. Both boys face the death penalty. Did the boy mean "shoot him" or "give him the gun"?