Red Riding: 1980

Genre:  Drama, Thriller
Running Time:  93 min.
DVD: August 31, 2010

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Cast: Warren Clarke, Paddy Considine, James Fox


The second entry in an ambitious, dark, and thrilling trilogy of interlinking films set in Yorkshire in the 1970s and 80s.

1980: The "Ripper" has tyrannized Yorkshire for six long years and with the local police failing to make any progress, the Home Office sends in Manchester officer Peter Hunter to review the investigation. Having previously made enemies in the Yorkshire force while investigating a shooting incident in 1974, Hunter finds himself increasingly isolated when his version of events challenges their official line on the "Ripper."

Director: James Marsh
Studio: Alliance Films
Producer(s): Andrew Eaton, Wendy Brazington, Anita Overland
Screenplay: Tony Grisoni
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