Ill Manors

Ill Manors
  • 2012
  • UK
  • 2h 1min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Ben Drew
  • Written by: Ben Drew
  • Cast: Riz Ahmed, Natalie Press, Mem Ferda
  • UK release: 6 June 2012

Six interweaved storylines about violence, prostitution and drugs, all set around London's Forest Gate. The directorial debut of Ben Drew (aka hip-hop artist Plan B) is raw, uncompromising and ambitious; Drew elicits great performances and takes trouble to understand his wayward characters. A kind of hoodie Magnolia.

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Ill Manors

11 May 20124 stars

A jarring, grimy and a searing indictment of Broken Britain, from debut director Ben Drew aka Plan B

To say Ill Manors doesn’t pull punches is like saying Mike Tyson hits quite hard. Raw, uncompromising and brutal, this urban tale of violence, prostitution and drugs smacks you round the face, then kicks you in the groin for good measure. It marks the…

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