A war veteran tries to investigate the murder of his son who was working as a Russian translator for the British intelligence service during the Cold War. He meets a web of deception and paranoia that seems impenetrable..
Charlie ‘s got a ‘job’ to do. Having just left prison he finds one his of friends has attempted a high risk job in Italy, right under the nose of the mafia. Charlie’s friend doesn’t get very far, so Charlie takes over the ‘job’. Using three Mini Coopers, a couple of Jaguars and a bus, he hopes to bring Torino to a standstill, steal a fortune in gold and escape in the chaos
During the run of a particularly awful interpretation of Richard III, the star, Anthony O’Malley (Caine), begins to frequent a rough pub to develop his character. He meets Barreller (Gambon) who he discovers owes someone he’s never met a considerable sum of money. Seeing an opportunity to make some fast money, O’Malley convinces hapless extra, Tom (Moran), to meet Barreller as the debt collector
Rita, a hairdresser with a sharp wit, is married to Denny, and at 26 doesn’t want a baby. She wants to discover herself -son she joins the Open University. Dr. Frank Bryant Is a disillusioned university professor of literature. His marriage has failed, his girlfriend is having an affair with his best friend and he can’t get through the day without downing a bottle or two of whisky. He refers to himself as an appalling ..