ⓘ Blood (2012 film)


ⓘ Blood (2012 film)

Blood is a 2012 thriller film directed by Nick Murphy and written by Bill Gallagher. The plot is about two brothers who are policemen and charts the moral collapse of a police family. The two brothers, played by Paul Bettany and Stephen Graham must investigate a despicable crime in a small town, in the shadow of their former police chief father.

The film is a cinematic remake of the 2004 BBC television mini series Conviction, which Gallagher also wrote.


1. Plot

While trying to solve a vicious murder in a small town, two detectives Joe Paul Bettany and Chrissie Stephen Graham wind up murdering the suspected perpetrator. What follows brings them on a journey through fear and drives them to turn on each other. All whilst under the gaze of their police force colleague, Robert Mark Strong. The investigation and ultimate crime turns their lives into a downward spiral of guilt and paranoia.


2. Cast

  • Stephen Graham as Chrissie Fairburn
  • Naomi Battrick as Miriam Fairburn
  • Adrian Edmondson as Tom Tiernan
  • Mark Strong as Robert Seymour
  • Brooklyn Baker as CID Officer
  • Patrick Hurd-Wood as Dominic
  • Paul Bettany as Joe Fairburn
  • Natasha Little as Lily Fairburn
  • Sandra Voe as Sandra Buleigh
  • Faye Morrison as Race Winner
  • Ben Crompton as Jason Buleigh
  • Zoe Tapper as Jemma Vern
  • Daniel Pemberton as Drunken Guitarist
  • Nick Murphy as Sports Master
  • Stuart McQuarrie as David Saddler
  • Jenna Sheehy as Running Girl 3
  • Brian Cox as Lanny Fairburn