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Michael Logan, a ruthless and amoral undercover policeman is forced to betray his alliances with the London criminal underworld when he is targeted by an internal affairs investigator.
Stylishly photographed, brutally violent and forbiddingly dark, Gerard Johnson’s crime drama has echoes of Abel Ferrara’s Bad Lieutenant in its study of police officers so morally compromised they’re permanently staring straight into the abyss. Peter Ferdinando is sensational as Logan, the natural predator with a pitiless survival instinct who represents a stark anti-hero for our times. Compelling and combustible support comes from Stephen Graham and Neil Maskell, while Johnson’s handheld camerawork rocks to an atmospheric score provided by The The.
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