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Citizen Gangster (Edwin Boyd)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:April 27, 2012
Running time:105 minutes
Cast:Scott Speedman, Brian Cox, Kevin Durand, Kelly Reilly, Charlotte Sullivan
Director:Nathan Morlando
Writer:Nathan Morlando
Distributor:IFC Films

Description: CITIZEN GANGSTER is based on the true story of Edwin Boyd, the man who became postwar Toronto's most famous criminal. Edwin Boyd has returned from WWII and is dismayed by public indifference towards veterans and humiliated by his inability to fulfill his dream of being a Hollywood star or provide for his children and wife Doreen. Seeing only disappointment in the face of his policeman father, Eddie is desperate and starts to rob banks. But what starts as friendly and flirtatious robberies, performed while wearing thick makeup, evolves over time into a career that when mixed with a gang of small time criminals is not unlike that of Clyde Barrow or Butch Cassidy, in which crime and love are mixed to get explosive results.

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