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YARDIE

YARDIE
Original title YARDIE

Directed by Idris Elba

UNITED KINGDOM - 2018 - English - Studiocanal

Themes :
Generalist - ALL, Black, Crime, Drama, Literary adaptation


YARDIE follows the story of a young Jamaican named ‘D’ who, on arriving in early 1980s London, unexpectedly finds the young man who assassinated his revered brother back in Jamaica ten years before. His quest for justice explodes into a violent street war that could end up killing him and his loved ones.

Based on the cult novel by Victor Headley, Idris Elba’s stand-out directorial debut fuses the hard-boiled gangster genre with a dramatic coming-of-age period-piece. YARDIE centers on the life of a young Jamaican man who has never fully recovered ... Read All

TECHNICAL

Time 101 min
Sh format 2D DCP 2K

CAST & CREW

Cast Ami Ameen, Stephen Graham, Akin Gazi, Mark Rhino Smith
Directed by Idris Elba
Producer Gina Carter
DOP John Conroy
Music Dickon Hinchliffe
  • FESTIVALS & AWARDS  (7) keyboard_arrow_down
    Sundance 2018
    World Cinema Dramatic Competition
    Berlin 2018
    Panorama
    Black Star IFF 2018
    Opening Film
    Helsinki IFF 2018
    Spotlight Selection
    British International Film Festival 2018
    Official Selection
    Golden Trailer Awards
    2018 - won - Best Foreign Teaser
    Black Reel Awards
    2019 - nominated - Outstanding Independent Feature + Outstanding Emerging Director
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