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THE SWEENEY

by Nick Love

synopsis

Regan is London’s toughest cop and head of “The Sweeney”, an elite crime-fighting unit who always gets their man. When Regan’s nemesis – a master criminal named Allen – turns central London into a battleground and his unit is framed for corruption, Regan and his young partner Carter find themselves removed from duty and thrown to the mercy of the underworld. The Sweeney are now cops without badges, and burning for revenge.

international title: The Sweeney
original title: The Sweeney
country: United Kingdom
sales agent: Protagonist Pictures
year: 2012
genre: fiction
directed by: Nick Love
film run: 113'
release date: IE 12/09/2012, UK 12/09/2012, DE 28/02/2013, NL 14/03/2013
screenplay: Nick Love, John Hodge
cast: Ray Winstone, Damian Lewis, Hayley Atwell, Paul Anderson
cinematography by: Simon Dennis
film editing: James Herbert
art director: Morgan Kennedy
costumes designer: Andrew Cox
music: Lorne Balfe
producer: Allan Niblo, Rupert Preston, James Richardson, Christopher Simon, Felix Vossen
production: Vertigo Films, Embargo Films
distributor: eOne entertainmentOne, Universum Film GmbH, Universal Pictures International Netherlands
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