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Film Analysis

  1. 2. Background Info <ul><li>Director: Guy Ritchie </li></ul><ul><li>Year of release: 1998 </li></ul><ul><li>Genre: British gangster </li></ul><ul><li>Awards: Nominated for BAFTA Film Award. Another 13 wins & 6 nominations </li></ul><ul><li>Plot: Four London working class stiffs pool their money to put one in a high stakes card game, but things go wrong and they end up owing half a million pounds and having one week to come up with the cash. </li></ul>
  2. 3. Genre <ul><li>The British crime theme is set at the start by Bacon selling moody goods on street corners. </li></ul><ul><li>The opening scene also involves bacon running from the police adding to the crime genre. </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>This still shows the crime genre with the shotgun and the connotation of the man behind a set of iron bars. </li></ul>
  4. 5. The opening <ul><li>The opening consists of a scene of Bacon and Eddie selling stolen goods on a street corner then being chased by police. This scene is interplayed with directors and film companies names. Towards the end the scene slows down and bacon is given a voice over narrative summing up his character. </li></ul>

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