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Director  John Irvin
Initial DVD release  August 20, 2002 (USA)
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Country  United Kingdom
6/10 IMDb

Genre  Crime, Drama, Thriller
Music director  Paul Grabowsky
Language  English
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Writer  Scott Cherry (screenplay)
Release date  2000
Cast  Michael Caine (Billy 'Shiner' Simpson), Martin Landau (Frank Spedding), Andy Serkis (Mel), Claire Rushbrook (Ruth), Danny Webb (Karl), Matthew Marsden (Eddie 'Golden Boy' Simpson)
Similar movies  Related John Irvin movies

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Shiner is a 2000 film written by Scott Cherry and directed by John Irvin and starring Michael Caine and Martin Landau. It was shot in London.

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Plot

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The story centers on Billy "Shiner" Simpson (Caine) a boxing promoter banned from legitimate fights until he finds a promising start in his son Eddie. The night of the fight sees Eddie killed, and Simpson suspects rival Frank Spedding (Landau). Billy seeks revenge, only to grow mad as his suspicions draw closer to home.

Cast

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  • Michael Caine as Billy "Shiner" Simpson
  • Martin Landau as Frank Spedding
  • Frances Barber as Georgie
  • Frank Harper as Jeff "Stoney" Stone
  • Andy Serkis as Mel
  • Matthew Marsden as Eddie "Golden Boy" Simpson
  • Kenneth Cranham as Gibson "Gibbo"
  • Reception

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    Jane Crowther of the BBC said, "A Lear-like construction serves well to show the gradual unraveling of a ruthlessly ambitious man trading on familial loyalty and past glory."

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    The score by Paul Grabowsky effectively creates a disturbing and sinister mood.


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    References

    Shiner (2000 film) Wikipedia
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