What sets Elba's movie apart is the distinctive world he creates, in the rhythm of the music, in the raw, gritty poetry of the language, and in the powerful mythology it mines. ” Washington Post
Yardie is a 2018 British crime drama film directed by Idris Elba & forms part of TPH’s Reggae & Ska Film Festival.
YARDIE follows the story of Dennis Campbell – Recently reeling from his brother’s death in a shooting when he was a child, Dennis aka “D”, is hired by Jamaican crimelord and reggae producer King Fox to deliver a package of cocaine to Jamaican gangster Rico who resides in the Borough of Hackney in London. But when Dennis finds out that the man who killed his brother years ago is also living in England, he is torn between revenge against the murderer and the duty he was sworn to do.
- MA 15+
- 101 MINS