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YARDIE

by Idris Elba

synopsis

Jamaica, 1973. When a young boy witnesses his brother’s assassination, a powerful Don gives him a home. Ten years later he is sent on a mission to London. He reunites with his girlfriend and their daughter, but then the past catches up with them. Based on Victor Headley's novel.

international title: Yardie
original title: Yardie
country: United Kingdom
sales agent: StudioCanal
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Idris Elba
release date: GB 24/08/2018
screenplay: Brock Norman Brock, Martin Stellman
cast: Aml Ameen, Mark Rhino Smith, Akin Gazi, Deepak Anand, Naomi Ackie, Fran Targ, Tolu Ogunmefun, Eddie Bammeke, Philips Nortey, Zoe Tounta
cinematography by: John Conroy
art director: Damien Creagh, Alison Adams
producer: Gina Carter, Robin Gutch
executive producer: Mary Burke, Hugo Heppell, Joe Oppenheimer
line producer: Alice Dawson, Natalie Thompson
production: British Film Institute (BFI), Warp Films
distributor: StudioCanal
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