Awards: Nominated for BAFTA Film Award. Another 13 wins & 6 nominations
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.
The British crime theme is set at the start by Bacon selling moody goods on street corners.
The opening scene also involves bacon running from the police adding to the crime genre.
This still shows the crime genre with the shotgun and the connotation of the man behind a set of iron bars.
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.