The Guvnors is both love letter and hate mail to the alpha male. This story's alpha is Mitch who lives buried in suburban London, having turned his back on his previous life of casual violence and intimidation as part of a legendary South East London firm. In the modern day he's the doyen of respectability and quiet confidence, but Mitch used to be a Guv'nor. This film holds a mirror up to Mitch and shows him the monster once again, buried deep in both DNA and psyche, desperate to break out and wreak havoc.
Director: Gabe Turner
Running time: 1h 35min
Release date: 24 June 2014 (UK)
Cast: Charley Palmer Rothwell, Jay Simpson, Tom Davis, Vas Blackwood, Martin Hancock, Rochelle Neil, Doug Allen, David Essex, Paul Reynolds, Lorraine Stanley, Susan Fordham, Harley Sylvester, Jumayn Hunter, Melanie Gutteridge