- 97 minutes
- Directed by: Philip Barantini
- Cast: Craig Fairbrass, Robert Glenister, Nicholas Aaron
- UK release: 28 February 2020
Sean (Russo) is indebted to gangsters, but then his older brother Eddie (Fairbrass) is released from prison and finds out what’s going on. The weakest element is the muddled, twisty ploy, too often veering into cliché and profanities, but with some simmering work from Fairbrass it’s a post-pub guilty pleasure.
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Villain24 Feb 2020
Craig Fairbrass fronts another grimy crime flick that's, at best, something of a guilty pleasure
Philip Barantini's grimy crime drama Villain begins with two men menacing the weasel-like Sean Franks (George Russo), who's minus his clothes on a freezing night in the middle of nowhere. It's a powerful scene, albeit one that leaves a nasty taste.
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