R | | Action, Biography, Crime
A young man who was sentenced to seven years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending three decades in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter-ego, Charles Bronson.
13 March 2009 | OwlCreekOccurrence
8 | Director and Leading Man combine in an excellent expression of style.
Tom Hardy and Nicholas Winding Refn are the stars of the show here, taking the story of 'Britain's most violent...
Bronson is occasionally seen wearing a small pair of shades. These are not an accessory. According to the real-life Bronson, his years in poorly-lit solitary units so damaged his eyesight that he required darkened lenses just to read.
Right! I've got a librarian up here, and he's in a lot of trouble!
The character of Webber compliments Bronson on his physique, "nice guns". That's a turn of phrase which did not exist in England at that time, being a relatively modern U.S. import.
£258,360 (UK) (13 March 2009)
$104,792 (USA) (25 December 2009)
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