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Rise Of The Footsoldier: The Extreme Edition - Preview

Rise of the Footsoldier: Extreme Edition

Preview by Jack Foley

WHEN Rise Of The Footsoldier was released five years ago it redefined the British Gangster genre.

On December 24, 2012, Rise Of The Footsoldier: The Extreme Edition is going to do it all over again with a whole new cut of the film that not only boasts 20 minutes of extreme footage but also more violence, more guns and more sex!

Available in a limited edition double play steelbook including both DVD and Blu-ray the all-new-cut is a must have for fans of the genre and also includes an all new commentary and an interview with visionary director Julian Gilbey (A Lonely Place to Die). If you think you’ve seen Rise Of The Footsoldier, you ain’t seen nothing yet!

Hooligan. Gangster. Legend

This British crime epic charts the inexorable rise of Carlton Leach from one of the most feared generals of the football terraces to leader of a notorious gang of criminals who rampaged their way through London and Essex during the late eighties and early 90s.

The story spans three decades: from football hooliganism through to Leach’s burgeoning career as a bouncer, his involvement in the criminal aspects of the early ‘rave’ scene and subsequently his rise to power as one of the most feared and respected villains in the country.

As his notoriety increased, Leach became entwined in a violent series of events, which culminated in the Rettendon Range Rover murders of 1995, one of the most infamous slayings in British Gangland history. This is his story.

Win Rise Of The Footsoldier: The Extreme Edition on Blu-ray

To celebrate the release of Rise Of The Footsoldier: The Extreme Edition on December 24, 2012, IndieLondon is offering readers the chance to win 1 of 3 copies. Simply answer the following question…

Q. Rise Of The Footsoldier: The Extreme Edition tells the story of which hooligan, gangster and legend?

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Certificate: 18
Running time: 135mins
UK Release Date: December 24, 2012