Hard Boiled Sweets
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Hard Boiled Sweets is a 2012 British crime drama film written and directed by David LG Hughes. It tells the story of a group of squabbling Essex gangsters. The cast includes two actors (Paul Freeman and Ian Hart) that had appeared in Hughes’ earlier short filmA Girl and a Gun from which this, his first feature, was developed.
London crime boss Jimmy the Gent travels to Southend in Essex to collect some monies owed to him by local gangster Shrewd Eddie. There, various assorted gangsters, corrupt police and petty criminals attempt to steal from Jimmy a case containing £1 million in cash.