Once a criminal always a criminal, as Vertigo Releasing release the UK Trailer for upcoming British crime Thriller Villain.
Craig Fairbrass is our ex-con who has just done the time for the crime. Gets out 10 years later, attempting to reconnect to his family and cleared the debts. Just as things start to look good for him, he finds himself dragged back into his old life.
VILLAIN follows the harrowing journey of Eddie Franks (Fairbrass). After being released from prison after 10 years, Eddie attempts to help his family by reconnecting with his daughter (Hoyle) and clearing his brother’s (Russo) debt. Despite his best efforts, he finds himself drawn back into a life of crime, with devastating consequences.A fantastic, gritty British genre film VILLAIN depicts the poignant journey of a man trying to mend mistakes of the past. The film is Philip Barantini’s highly anticipated feature debut, who’s short film BOILING POINT starring Stephen Graham (The Irishman, Line of Duty) has recently been nominated for a British Independent Film Award. Barantini has previously been seen in front of the camera in Band of Brothers, Humans and most recently Chernobyl.
The film also stars Robert Glenister (Live by Night, Journey’s End), George Russo (I Am Soldier) and Izuka Hoyle (Mary Queen of Scots).
Villain will be released in UK and Irish Cinemas as well as Digital HD from 28th February.