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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Wide screen.
  • Publisher: Los Angeles , California : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2014]
  • Distributor: Toronto : Video Service Corp.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
Based on the novel by Irvine Welsh.
Special features: Optional commentary with director Jon S. Baird and author Irvine Welsh; deleted, extended, and alternate scenes; outtakes; on the set : merry Filthmas; James McAvoy as detective Bruce Robertson: the antihero; AXS TV : a look at Filth.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Magnet Releasing presents ; a Steel Mill Pictures and Logie Pictures production ; in association with Maven Pictures, Film House Germany AG ; produced by Ken Marshall, Jon S. Baird, Trudie Styler, Jens Meurer, Celine Rattray, Will Clarke, James McAvoy, Christian Angermayer, Mark Amin, Stephen Mao ; written and directed by Jon S. Baird.
Director of photography, Matthew Jensen ; music, Clint Mansell ; editor, Mark Eckersley.
Participant or Performer Note:
James McAvoy, Jamie Bell, Joanne Froggatt, Imogen Poots, Eddie Marsan, Jim Broadbent, Brian McCardie, Emun Elliott, Gary Lewis, John Sessions, Shauna Macdonald.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Filmed on location in Scotland, England, Germany, Belgium, and Sweden.
Summary, etc.:
A corrupted police officer is in line for a promotion and will stop at nothing to get what he wants. While solving a brutal murder, he makes sure to turn his colleagues against one another to ruin their ambitions. By stealing their wives and exposing their secrets the cop starts to lose himself in the web of deceit he created.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for strong sexual content, graphic nudity, drug use, language, and some violence.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; region 1; wide screen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1.
Language Note:
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH) and optional French and Spanish subtitles.
Source of Description Note:
Title from container.
Subject: Police > Drama.
Police corruption > Drama.
Murder > Investigation > Drama.
Secrecy > Drama.
Hallucinations and illusions > Drama.
Genre: Crime films.
Comedy films.

  • Alert
    "James McAvoy plays Detective Sergeant Bruce Robertson, a scheming, manipulative, misanthropic man who spends his time indulging in drugs, alcohol, sexually abusive relationships, and ""the games"" – cruel plots and systematic bullying of his coworkers and friends. While working on the murder case of a Japanese student, he starts coming unhinged, slowly losing his grip on reality and suffering from a series of increasingly severe hallucinations as he desperately tries to hold his life together. Starring: James McAvoy: Golden Globe® Nominee (Frankenstein, X-Men Franchise, Atonement, The Last King of Scotland), Jamie Bell: BAFTA Award Winner (The Fantastic Four, Nymphomaniac, Man on a Ledge, Billy Elliot), Imogen Poots:(A Long Way Down, Need for Speed, A Late Quartet), Shirley Henderson: (Anna Karenina, Trainspotting), Jim Broadbent : Academy Award® Winner (Cloud Atlas, The Iron Lady). Based on the Novel by Irvine Welsh (Trainspotting, Porno, The Acid House). Written and Directed by Jon S. Baird (“Babylon”). British Independent Film Award Winner: Best Actor James McAvoy."
  • Baker & Taylor
    Morally reprehensible policeman Bruce Robertson will stop at nothing to secure a promotion, turning his colleagues against each other, but his past and a crippling drug habit begin to take a toll on his sanity.

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