Cass new trailer online
There's a new trailer online for Cass (Filmstalker review), the film about Cass Pennant, the man who found acceptance in the fans of West Ham football club and became the leader of the one of the most infamous football gangs in Britain, then try to move on from his past after a long stint in prison, but the past doesn't let go so easily.
The film is set to close the Aberdeen City and Shire Film Festival, and also show On Demand through the IFC Festival Direct on August the 5th, as part of that a new trailer has been released, and it's strong one too.
I really enjoyed the film when I watched it, telling a great story of the life of Cass Pennant, a man who led one of the most feared football hooligan gangs in Britain and was made an example of by the government, thrown in jail for a rather hefty term.
Once out he pledged to go straight and, together with his friends, built up a company hiring bouncers and security, but his past was never far away and a long time rival firm caught up with him and planned his assassination.
It's a powerful film with some strong messages and is very well delivered by the writer/director from the North-East of Scotland, Peterhead to be exact, John S. Baird. He'll be closing the Aberdeen festival with his film next week, and I urge you to go and see it there. If not it's worth catching on DVD.
Here's the new trailer for the film which does a good job of showing the intensity of the lead actor and the feel of the recreated eighties setting.