The forthcoming adaptation of Graham Greene's most excellent coming-of-age/small time gangster/romance/tragedy Brighton Rock gets a shiny new quad today! Below, a trailer, if you've not already seen it yet, along with synopsis as a refresher. This film is going to be hot stuff, mark our (and plenty of far more influential film sources) words. Adapted from Graham Greene’s iconic 1939 novel, BRIGHTON ROCK charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager hell bent on clawing his way up through the ranks of organized crime. At the heart of the story is the anti-hero Pinkie’s relationship with Rose - an apparently innocent young waitress who stumbles on evidence linking Pinkie and his gang to a revenge killing that Pinkie commits. After the murder, Pinkie seduces Rose, first in an effort to find out how much she knows and latterly to ensure she will not talk to the police. A love story between a murderer and a witness; can Pinkie trust Rose or should he kill her before she talks to the police? Can Rose trust Pinkie or is she next in line?
Brighton Rock Releases 4th February