FILM TITLE: GUNMAN (THE)
GENRE:
CONSUMER ADVICE: 16 L V
DISTRIBUTOR: BLACK SHEEP FILMS
DIRECTOR: PIERRE MOREL
MAIN CAST: IDRIS ELBA
SEAN PENN
LANGUAGE: STRONG IMPACT , FREQUENT
NUDITY: LOW IMPACT , BRIEF , INFREQUENT IN A NON SEXUAL CONTEXT (BRIEF BUTTOCKS)
PREJUDICE: NONE
SEX: NONE
VIOLENCE: STRONG IMPACT ,PROLONGED ,CLOSE UP VISUALS , REALISTIC , VERBAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL ,FREQUENT WITH BLOODLETTING
BLASPHEMY: NONE
DRUG ABUSE: NONE
COMMENTS: GUNMAN IS AN ACTION /CRIME/DRAMA FILM WHICH IS BASED ON A NOVEL CALLED THE PRONE GUNMAN AND FOLLOWS THE STORY OF AN EX-SOLDIER WHO SUCCESFULLY CARRIES OUT AN ASSASSINATION IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO WHICH FORCES HIM INTO HIDING AND YEARS LATER WHEN HE RETURNS HE BECOMES THE TARGET OF A HIT SQUAD HIMSELF . THE FILM EXPLORES COMPLEX AND MATURE THEMES OF CRIME ,MURDER ,LIES ,ASSASSINATIONS ,BECOMING A TARGET ,ONFLICT ,MERCENARIES ,GREED ,BETRAYAL ,POLITICS ,REVENGE ,CORRUPTION ,INFIDELITY ,LOVE ,SECRETS . REALISTIC ADULT NATURE .THEMES ARE INTENSE IN REALISTIC SETTINGS AND IS LACED WITH A PSYCHOLOGICAL THREAT AND MENACE WHICH IS ENHANCED BY CINEMATOGRAPHIC EFFECTS AND FAST PACED PULSING MUSIC AND IS TREATED IN WAYS THAT MAY BE DISTRESSING ,DISTURBING AND MAY EVEN BE MISLEADING TO CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 16 YEARS, ENCOURAGING ANTI SOCIAL ATTITUDES AND BEHAVIOUR IN IMPRESSIONABLE MINDS.