Best Laid Plans

David Blair


Michael Knowles
Stacey Murray
Brad Moore

Chris Green (screenplay)
Jeremy Sheldon (additional material)

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Maxine Peake
Stephen Graham
David O’Hara

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When Danny finds himself in debt to a local crime boss, he feels he is left with no choice but to manipulate Joseph into participating in a series of underground cage fights from which Danny can pay his debts.

However, as the fights become harder and Danny and Joesph fall for two beautiful women, Danny starts to question his own motives. Ultimately, this is a story of love and friendship and how far you would go for a friend.

David Blair directs this powerful British Drama, loosely inspired by John Steinbeck’s novel ‘Of Mice and Men’. Set in Nottingham, the film revolves around the relationship between the thuggish Danny (Stephen Graham) and Joseph (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje), a giant of a man with a mental age of seven.

‘A compelling set-up with strong performances from all’