Yardie (15)

Yardie

From the archive

This film was last shown on 13 September 2018

This directorial debut from Idris Elba is based onJamaican-born British writerVictor Headley's boundary-breaking novel. A pounding gangster-thriller that’s driven by the beat of a hand-picked soundtrack of vintage soul, reggae and dancehall cuts.

Kingston, Jamaica. 1973. A young boy named Denis witnesses the murder of his older brother at a peaceful gathering of warring factions, a dramatic tragedy that sets him on a long trail of vengeance that spans from Jamaica, all the way to London.

Director
Idris Elba
Country
UK
Year
2018
Duration
101 mins
Cast
Aml Ameen, Calvin Demba, Stephen Graham

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