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The Long Good Friday
The Long Good Friday
United Kingdom 1980
Directed by John Mackenzie
Running time 109 minutes
Rated R

Reviewed by
David Michael Brown
5 stars


The Long Good Friday takes us back to a halcyon era of British cinema. Long before a trip to see an English film meant a foppish Hugh Grant stumbling for words or a staid period costume drama, the 70s and early 80s meant one thing for British audiences, tough cop thrillers. DMB

DVD Extras: 2000 National Theatre interview with Hoskins and Mackenzie;  UK and US Theatrical trailers 

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Available from: Umbrella Entertainment

 

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