Craig Fairbrass, looking like an East London Liam Neeson, is the hitman traumatised by memories of past misdeeds in this creaky, low-budget exploitation thriller. "I've been having visions… bad f**king visions," mumbles Alfie (Fairbrass) early on. When he is not busy torturing or killing, Alfie is a devoted family man. He wants "out" of the criminal world.
The gangster patriarch Albert Chapman (James Cosmo in country squire mode), who loves him "like a son" and "respects" him "as a soldier", nonetheless warns him: "We're not running a playgroup here." Cue a desperate battle in which Alfie has to fight against his former gangster colleagues to protect his family.Reuse content