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United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: it WILL NOT play on standard US DVD player. You need multi-region PAL/NTSC DVD player to view it in USA/Canada: LANGUAGES: English ( Mono ), SPECIAL FEATURES: Black & White, Interactive Menu, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: Pinkie Brown (Richard Attenborough) is a small town hoodlum who's gang run a protection racket based at Brighton race course. When Pinkie orders the murder of a rival, Fred (Alan Wheatley), the police believe it to be suicide. This doesn't convince Ida Arnold (Hermione Baddeley), who was with Fred just before he died, and she sets out to find the truth. She comes across naive waitress Rose (Carol Marsh), who can prove that Fred was murdered. In an attempt to keep Rose quiet Pinkie marries her. But with his gang beginning to doubt his ability, and his rivals taking over his business, Pinkie starts to become more desperate and violent. ...Brighton Rock ( Young Scarface )
The film seems wooden and dated, with little of the tension or mounting dread of Graham Greene's book and absolutely none of Greene's speculations on the nature of God's mercy. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Walter F. Zukowski
really loved this classic film..I am a fan of british classics and film in general. Rare richard attenborough film.
This year's Film Noir Festival at the American Film Institute has an international focus, "exploding the long-held belief that noir stories and styles are a specifically... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Robin Friedman
I watched this movie because it was highly recommended in some of the articles about Richard Attenborough's death.
I thought it was great!
Excellent example of the noire genre. Close to the original book, although the book captures much more of each characters inner conflict. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Diane
This is a terrific film, and you can't get it on disk in the US. Read about it on allmovie.com.Published 16 months ago by Stuart Leitch