St. George’s Day is Frank Harper’s directorial debut. Starring Harper (Bend It Like Beckham, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, The Football Factory), Craig Fairbrass (Cliffhanger), Vincent Regan (300), Neil Maskell (Kill List), Luke Treadaway (Attack The Block), Keeley Hazell (Like Crazy), Charles Dance (Game of Thrones), Jamie Foreman (Nil by Mouth, Eastenders) and Ashley Walters (Anuvahood) this is a suspense filled drama of two cousins and their one last big job before retirement beckons.
At the top of their game, respected and revered by fellow gangsters, cousins Ray Collishaw (Craig Fairbrass) and Mickey Mannock (Frank Harper) plan the biggest robbery of their careers when a drug drop goes awry. Pursued by the angry Russian mob Mickey persuades reluctant Ray to do one last job for the family. Under the guise of an England vs Germany football friendly, masked by football hooliganism, Ray, Mickey, and their crack team of criminal masterminds embark on the ultimate heist. But with the Russian’s hot on their trail, a wily detective (Jamie Foreman) with a vendetta, and a mole in their midst – can the boys pull it off one last time?
St. George’s Day is a film of balls-in-the-hand betrayal and heart-in-the-mouth family loyalty.
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