The Legend of Barney Thompson (2014)

The Legend of Barney Thompson
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime N/A
Genres Adaptation, Comedy, Thriller
Keywords mother/son, Scotland, serial killer
Status Wrapped
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Willy Wands Assistant Director n/a 163 5000002
Paula McBreen Line Producer n/a 161 5000001
Douglas Lindsay Source Material (from novel: "The Long Midnight of Barney Thomson") 120786 4000003
Colin McLaren Screenplay (adaptation) 120778 4000002
Tony Slater-Ling Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Mike Banas Editor n/a 172 7000001
Peter Brill Production Sound Mixer n/a 120555 14000001
Sharon Long Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Ross Dempster Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Richard Cowan Screenplay (adaptation) 120778 4000001
Kirk D'Amico Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Martin Compston Actor Chris 1 1000005
Tom Courtenay Actor Chief Superintendent McManaman 1 1000004
Ray Winstone Actor Police Inspector Holdall 1 1000003
Robert Carlyle Actor Barney Thomson 1 1000002
Ashley Jensen Actor Detective Inspector June Robertson 1 1000006
Ewen Bremner Actor n/a 1 1000007
Kaleena Kiff Producer n/a 3 3000002
John G. Lenic Producer n/a 3 3000001
Robert Carlyle Director n/a 2 2000001
Emma Thompson Actor Cemolina 1 1000001
Synopsis
Barney Thomson is a clumsy barber who accidentally stumbles into serial murder, with absurd and gruesome consequences. When a series of events causes Barney's disturbing fantasies to become reality, his boring life suddenly gets complicated, as he enters the macabre and comically absurd world of the serial killer. Complicating matters further, Barney's mother Cemolina has a secret of her own, causing a bloody and darkly hilarious chain of events. While Barney tries to cover his and his mothers tracks, a police inspector fights his own battles within his inept homicide department as he tries to solve the crime of the century. A black comedy of errors unfolds as the police try to capture the killer.
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