Helen Mirren, John Hurt, Sam Reilly, Andrea Riseborough. Based on the Graham Greene novel and set in 1964's Mods- and Rockers-infused Britain, screenwriter Rowan Joffe's debut embraces the classic elements of film noir. The British gangster film tells the story of Pinkie, a desperate youth who is hell bent on clawing his way up through the ranks of organized crime. When a young and very innocent waitress stumbles on evidence linking him to a revenge killing, he sets out to seduce her to secure her silence. 2010/color/111 min/NR/widescreen.