Murderous, sadistic London gang leader Vic Dakin, a mother-obsessed homosexual modeled on real-life gangster Ronnie Kray, is worried about potential stool pigeons that may bring down his criminal empire.
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Despite a script from Clement & La Franais, this is run-rate fare indeed, operating like background material for an episode of a rough-edged police TV series. Likely it is that this took some inspiration from the recently imprisoned Kray Brothers, but there’s little now to mark this out from the pack. Most elements are either obvious - a messy heist - or under-heated: Dakin’s mother love or homosexuality. Dull.