- Summary: Pinkie is a cunning charmer trying to make his mark on the vicious gangland of Brighton. When Rose, a young waitress, stumbles on evidence that links Pinkie and his gang to a revenge killing, he draws her into a conned romance to keep the loose end tied up. When Rose’s world-weary boss becomomes suspicious of the enigmatic young man hanging around her charge, the tangled web becomes a deadly game of psychological cat-and-mouse. (IFC Films)… Expand
- Director: Rowan Joffe
- Genre(s): Drama, Thriller, Crime
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100Control's Sam Riley steps into a role made unforgettable by a young Richard Attenborough in the 1947 original and makes it his own, slipping into the character like a second skin.
38Brighton Rock never brings its baby-faced hood antihero, the scarfaced Pinkie Brown (Sam Riley, pouting and hunched in the late-DiCaprio manner), into a semblance of human plausibility.
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