Filth (2013)
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Comedy, Drama
Eddie Marsan, Jamie Bell, James McAvoy
Jon S. Baird
Irvine Welsh , Jon S. Baird
United Kingdom

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Motion Picture Association of America — Restricted to minors
Synopsis
Filth is an Edinburgh-set darkly comedic drama; a riotous tale about the abuse of power through a character who is powerless to halt his own rapid decline into oblivion during a trivial police murder investigation. Despite it providing an ideal opportunity to eliminate his rival colleagues in the race for promotion - a promotion he so desperately craves - Detective Bruce Robertson (McAvoy) has other obstacles to overcome, including: alcohol & drug addiction, a dramatic deterioration of his mental health, and some increasingly demanding extra-marital affairs. The filmmakers describe it as American Psycho meets Bad Santa via In Bruges....more

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