The Marker

2017

The Marker is a British redemption thriller following underworld criminal Marley as he struggles to overcome his feelings of grief and guilt after killing a young mother.

 

Marley is asked to identify the body of his estranged junkie mother. Later,in a fragile emotional state, he encounters a Romanian woman called Ana and her 9 year old daughter Cristina. During a confrontation over an unpaid debt he accidentally kills Ana.

 

Marley goes to jail for manslaughter but soon realises that Ana has returned as a manifestation of his guilt. Eventually they forge an uneasy truce on the understanding that he will take care of Cristina upon his release.

 

By the time Marley is released, Cristina is a teenager. He discovers that she has been absorbed into a dark world of corruption and people trafficking. He must use his criminal skills and knowledge of the brutal underworld to track her down.

 

This is a redemption story of the deepest, darkest noir in the territory of Un Prophète or Biutiful with some breathtaking twists and action scenes.

  • Genre

    Thriller

  • Language

    English

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Runtime

    102 min

  • Status

    Completed

  • Director

    Justin Edgar

  • Producers

    Ian Sharp

    Rebecca Joerin-Sharp

    Alex Usborn

  • Cast

    Frederick Schmidt

    John Hannah

    Ana Ularu

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