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Terry Winsor directs this two-fisted tale of drug, guns, and murder based on a real-life gangland killing that left three dead in the snowy Essex backcountry. The film opens with cabby neophyte Billy (Charlie Creed-Miles) getting hired by suave drug baron John Dyke (Tom Wilkinson) to shuttle around recent ex-con Jason Locke (Sean Bean). Locke is a disaster waiting to happen; half-psychotic with a volcanic temper, he kills and disfigures without a second thought. Yet he takes a shine to his young driver and soon starts including him on his nefarious errands. Meanwhile, Locke arranges for his wife Lisa (Alex Kingston of Alex Kingston fame) to call in a favor from Dyke and has the kingpin procure a shipment of ecstasy. Unfortunately, the E proves to be bad, hospitalizing scores of ravers and almost killing Locke. With his street rep trashed, the sociopath vows bloody revenge on his former partner, while Dyke and his lover Lisa plot Locke's demise. ~ Jonathan Crow, Rovi


Sean Bean
as Jason Locke
Alex Kingston
as Lisa Locke
Charlie Creed-Miles
as Billy Reynolds
Tom Wilkinson
as John Dyke
Larry Lamb
as Peter Chase
Holly Davidson
as Suzy Welch
Terence Rigby
as Henry Robbs
Gareth Milne


Terry Winsor
Jeff Pope
Jeff Pope
Terry Winsor
John Daly
Colin Towns
Composer (Music Score)
Edward Mansell
Chris Edwards
Production Designer
Pippa Cross
Executive Producer
Ian Voigt
Sound/Sound Designer
Richard Whelan
First Assistant Director
Gareth Milne
Stunts Coordinator