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Shifty Synopsis

SHIFTY charts an action packed 24 hours in the life of a young crack cocaine dealer.

The sudden return home of his best friend causes Shifty's life to quickly spiral out of control. Stalked by a customer desperate to score at all costs and with his family about to turn their backs on him for good, Shifty must out-run and out-smart a rival drug dealer intent on setting him up.

As his long time friend, Chris, confronts the dark past he left behind him, Shifty is forced to face up to the violent future he's hurtling towards.


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  • Credits
    • Starring:
      Riz Ahmed, Daniel Mays, Jason Flemyng, Francesca Annis, Jay Simpson, Nitin Ganatra
    • Director:
      Eran Creevy
    • Producers:
      Rory Aitken, Ben Pugh
    • Screenplay:
      Eran Creevy
    • Executive Producers:
      Soledad Gatti-Pascual
    • Distributor
      Metrodome Distribution
    • Sales Agent:
      Protagonist Pictures
    • Credits summary:
      Film London's Microwave in association with BBC Films presents a Between the Eyes production.
    • Certificate:
    • Running time:
      85 mins 24 secs
  • Release Dates
    • In Cinemas
      April 24th 2009
    • Out on DVD
      August 24th 2009

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