Magazine article Screen International

Bankside Raps with Drew's iLL Manors

Magazine article Screen International

Bankside Raps with Drew's iLL Manors

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Company will hold a private screening for buyers in Cannes Market.

Bankside Films has taken on worldwide sales for Ben Drew's debut feature film iLL Manors.

Drew, better known as rapper and musician Plan B, makes his feature directorial debut with the music-heavy film about young people in London's East End. (His song of the same name is featured in the film.)

Riz Ahmed is among the cast of the ensemble film, which explores multiple storylines including a young man drawn into gang violence, and a young mother trying to reunite with her child.

Bankside will have a private screening for buyers in Cannes Market.

Revolver will release in the UK on June 6, planning the company's largest-ever theatrical launch with a release of over 200 prints.

Bankside's Head of Sales & Marketing, Stephen Kelliher, commented: "We are absolutely thrilled to be involved with Ben Drew's iLL Manors. …

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