Starring Paul Bettany (A BEAUTIFUL MIND) & Malcolm McDowell (A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, IF…). Set in London in 1968 and the present day, Gangster No. 1 is the story of a deadly battle of wills played out between a gangland leader and his apprentice, a young man who emulates him to the point of psychosis, and beyond.AWARDS British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) – Best Actor (Paul Bettany), BIFA Best Screenplay, BIFA Best Achievement in Production; AFI Film Festival Award for Cinematography / FESTIVALS Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Dinard (in competition for Golden Hitchcock)

Director Paul McGuigan

Writer Johnny Ferguson, Louis Mellis, David Scinto

Cast Paul Bettany, Malcolm McDowell, David Thewlis, Saffron Burrows

Producers Jonathan Cavendish, Norma Heyman

Production Credits Nicky Kentish Barnes - Co-Producer, Peter Bowles - Executive Producer, Karsten BrĂ¼nig - Co-Producer, Ulrich Felsberg - Co-Producer, Sheila Fraser Milne - Line Producer, FilmFour, Pagoda Film, Road Movies Filmproduktion, British Screen Productions, British Sky Broadcasting, Filmboard Berlin-Brandenburg, NFH Productions, Little Bird

Paul McGuigan

Festival Section Year Location
DinardGolden Hitchcock