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Going Off Big Time

  • Film

Time Out says

Scouse bloke Mark Clayton (Fitzmaurice) has kept out of trouble all his life, until he accidentally hits a cop and get four years in jail. Helped by old timer Hill, he learns survival skills (worthy of Alcatraz) and, once released, is soon heading a gang of ex-cons. Although scams and dodgy deals are lucrative and a laff, Mark begins to tire when he gets to know posh bird Natasha (Barr). Is he in too deep? The Liverpudlian production team have gone for a comic spin, and the film has its moments, such as Mark's first meeting with a crook who's 'more Stringfella than Goodfella - couldn't read or write but could spell Versace.' The acting, however, is variable, the mix of violence and capering uneasy, and the romance strictly routine.
Written by KW

Release Details

  • Duration:87 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Jim Doyle
  • Screenwriter:Neil Fitzmaurice
  • Cast:
    • Neil Fitzmaurice
    • Dominic Carter
    • Sarah Alexander
    • Nick Lamont
    • Gabbi Barr
    • Nick Moss
    • Vinnie Adams
    • Peter Kay
    • Bernard Hill
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