• 2008
  • UK
  • 1h 25min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Eran Creevy
  • Written by: Eran Creevy
  • Cast: Riz Ahmed, Daniel Mays, Jason Flemyng, Nitin Ganatra, Francesca Annis
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Writer/director Creevy's debut feature is a micro-budget marvel of an urban thriller, presenting 24 crucial hours in the life a small time suburban dealer. Sharply written, nicely paced and with healthy traces of absurd humour, Creevy is clearly a talent to watch.

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Shifty - High times

16 Apr 2009

‘I said God damn, God damn the pusher man.’ From Easy Rider’s doomed wild hogs to Denzel Washington’s Harlem kingpin in American Gangster, I’ve enjoyed every moment I’ve spent with cinema’s dealers and peddlers. I’ve laughed my socks off with Cheech and…


16 Apr 20094 stars

(15) 85min After a four-year absence Chris (Danny Mays) returns to his hometown, the fictional Dudlowe, in the south of England. He has come to make amends to his old friend and small-time drug dealer Shifty (Riz Ahmed). Something happened between them…

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