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The Rise

A young man recently released from prison recruits his three best friends to rob the local drug kingpin who is responsible for his wrongful incarceration. Can he get revenge and win back his ex-girlfriend?

The Rise was nominated for the Discovery Award at the Toronto International Film Festival 2012, Best British Newcomer at the London Film Festival 2012, and for the Douglas Hickox Award at the 2012 BIFAs. Director Rowan Athale and Producer Ed Barratt both won a Breakthrough BAFTA for The Rise. 

Directed by: Rowan Athale

Cast: Luke Treadaway, Matthew Lewis, Iwan Rheon, Gerard Kearns, Neil Maskell, and Vanessa Kirby.

Available to buy on DVD

The Rise

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