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Offender

Offender
  • 2012
  • UK
  • 101 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Ron Scalpello
  • Written by: Paul Van Carter
  • Cast: Joe Cole, English Frank, Kimberley Nixon
  • UK release: 8 August 2012

Contemporary British revenge thriller about teenage labourer Tommy (Cole) who deliberately gets himself sent to a young offenders institution to exact revenge on the gangsters who beat up his pregnant girlfriend. Offender has potential but fails to create a feeling of authenticity.

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Offender

28 Jul 20122 stars

Great performances from Joe Cole and English Frank let down by derivative plotting

Billed as a 21st century Scum, this derivative contemporary British revenge thriller is the debut feature of commericals director Ron Scalpello. Scripted by Paul Van Carter, it’s the wildly melodramatic story of a teenage labourer Tommy (Joe Cole from…

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