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SEXY BEAST

by Jonathan Glazer

synopsis

Gal, a retired gangster, lives a happy life with his wife Deedee in a beatiful house in spain. Don Logan, a respected name with the mob and an old "friend" to Gal, suddenly shows up. He wants Gal to join him on this big strike in London together with a well picked out gang of respected gangsters. When Gal keeps turning him down, Don gets more and more threatening, no is not an answer. How far will Don go to get his will done? What options is there for Gal? Will this ever end?

original title: Sexy Beast
country: United Kingdom, Spain
year: 2000
genre: fiction
directed by: Jonathan Glazer
film run: 89'
release date: UK 12/01/2001, FR 17/01/2001, IT 18/05/2001, BE 13/06/2001, GR 22/06/2001, CZ 06/09/2001, NL 11/10/2001, IS 19/10/2001, SP 08/03/2002, NO 12/04/2002, DE 27/06/2002, AT 04/10/2002
screenplay: Louis Mellis, David Scinto
cast: Ray Winstone, Ben Kingsley, Ian McShane
cinematography by: Ivan Bird
film editing: John Scott, Sam Sneade
art director: Jan Houllevigue
costumes designer: Louise Stjernsward
music: Roque Baños
producer: Denise O'Dell, Jeremy Thomas, Peter Watson, Mark Albela, Paul Webster, Hercules Bellville
production: Film4, KanZaman, Recorded Picture Company
distributor: Film4 Distribution, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, Fox Searchlight Pictures (US), Ascot Elite Entertainment Group (CH), Bac Films (FR), Hispano Foxfilms S.A.E. (SP), Nexo (IT), Senator Film (DE), Bac Films (FR)