The Long Good Friday

United Kingdom, 1981

Film
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In the savage and deadly world of gangland kings, the man at the top is the ruler, only for as long as he controls everything in his territory. For that man, the rewards are infinite - but so are the dangers. Harold Shand, played by Bob Hoskins, London racketeer, is at the peak of his powers. He is on the verge of a major deal with some Americans, to finance the total redevelopment of the London docklands into an enormous leisure complex. But on one long, never-ending day of terror, Good Friday, he is to see his empire crack and crumble. Co-starring Helen Mirren.

Credits

production company

HandMade Films

Calendar

producer

Barry Hanson

Duration

01:54:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

304311

Language

English

Audience classification

R (18+)

Subject categories

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers → Crime films

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers → Gangster films

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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