Craig Fairbrass talks about his roll in VILLAIN and talks us through 5 great British gangster films.
BritFlicks Podcast host and screenwriter Stuart Wright talks with the big man of British crime films Craig Fairbrass, about his roll in Philip Barantini's VILLAIN. Here Craig also talks about some on his British gangster film highlights.
Outline: 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.
VILLAIN is in cinemas and available on digital from February 28th 2020
Craig Fairbrass talks about the following British gangster films.
GET CARTER (1971) Directed by Mike Hodges
THE LONG GOOD FRIDAY (1980) Directed by John Mackenzie
HARRY BROWN (2009) Directed by Daniel Barber
LONDON HEIST (2017) Directed by Mark McQueen
VILLAIN (2020) directed by Philip Barantini