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Dragged Across Concrete
Dragged Across Concrete  “Suspended without pay after video
  footage is released to the media
  of their unreasonable force while
  arresting a criminal in a drugs bust,
  two detectives are incensed by the
  injustice and, desperately in need of
  money, plan a robbery of their own;
  but they put their lives in danger and
  become involved in murder in the
  slow-burning, absorbing crime thriller
  Dragged Across Concrete...”


FOLLOWING THEIR SUSPENSION WITHOUT PAY by Chief Lt Calvert (Don Johnson) after one of them goes too far in his attempts to arrest a drug dealer, two disgruntled and broke detectives decide they deserve some sort of compensation and plan to relieve a criminal of his money.

First and foremost, Brett Ridgeman (Mel Gibson) is determined to do the best for his family. They live in an apartment in a deprived area of Bulwark, where Brett's daughter Sara (Jordyn Ashley Olson) is continually harassed by a young black gang and her mother Melanie (Laurie Holden) is afraid things may turn even nastier.

Two detectives turn
rogue with unforeseen
consequences in
the thrilling crime drama
Dragged Across Concrete
that unfolds in a
slow-burning,
measured manner
towards the startling
finale...”
Melanie is crippled with Multiple Sclerosis and is unable to work or help her daughter. She desperately wants the family to move to somewhere safer, but Brett's suspension means their life is put on hold.

Brett's partner, Anthony Lurasetti (Vince Vaughn) feels it is time to propose to his girlfriend Denise (Tattiawna Jones) and has reserved an engagement ring for her which he now cannot afford.

Meanwhile, black ex-con Henry Johns (Tory Kittles) has been released from prison to find his family is in trouble. His mother Jennifer (Vanessa Bell Calloway) has turned to prostitution as she has run out of money and has Henry's wheelchair-bound younger brother Ethan (Myles Truitt) to support.

Henry and his old friend Biscuit (Michael Jai White) offer themselves as getaway drivers to cold-blooded criminal Lorentz Vegelmann (Thomas Kretschmann), little realising just how deeply they will become enmeshed in high-level crime, including murder.

Elsewhere in the city of Bulwark, Kelly Summer (Jennifer Carpenter), a young mother reluctantly returning to work a few months after giving birth to her first child, cannot bring herself to leave him; but when she finally drags herself away, her life will hang in the balance along with her colleagues.

Realising Vegelmann is planning something big, Brett believes it is drug related and comes up with the idea of following him to steal whatever money changes hands when the deal takes place; and although Anthony is reluctant at first, he soon accepts that it is one way to make up their money... And then some.

The two detectives are way over their heads and by the time Henry and Biscuit realise what they have let themselves in for it is too late for them too. All of them will have to hit the ground running if they are to survive but, as it becomes clear that innocent lives will be lost, will they be able to disentangle themselves from Vegelmann's clutches, save themselves and a female hostage and make off with the gold?

Two detectives turn rogue with unforeseen consequences in the thrilling crime drama Dragged Across Concrete that unfolds in a slow-burning, measured manner towards the startling finale. The film benefits from Mel Gibson and Don Johnson at the helm with Vince Vaughn and Tory Kittles, heading a fine, convincing cast.

Dragged Across Concrete also features: Liannet Borego as Rosalinda; Fred Melamed as Mr Edmington; Udo Kier as Friedrich; Justine Warrington as Cheryl; Richard Newman as Feinbaum; Noel G as Vasquez; Primo Allon as Black Gloves; and Matthew Maccaull as Gray Gloves.

Music Composed by Jeff Herriott and S Craig Zahler; Director of Photography is Benji Bakshi; Produced by Keith Kjarral; Producers are Dallas Sonnier, pga, Jack Heller, pga, Tyler Jackson and Sefton Fincham; Written and Directed by S Craig Zahler (Bone Tomahawk; Brawl In Cell Block 99).

* Dramatic action-packed thriller Dragged Across Concrete arrives on Digital Download on 12 August 2019 and on Blu-ray and DVD on 19 August 2019. Certificate: 18 | Running Time: 159 Minutes. Extras (over 45 minutes of exhilarating, behind-the-scenes Bonus Features) — Elements of a Crime: Part One, Criminal Intent | Elements of a Crime: Part Two, Criminal Act | Elements of a Crime: Part Three, Criminal Concurrence | Moral Conflict: Creating cinema That Challenges in a Blockbuster World.

"Two detectives turn rogue with unforeseen consequences in the thrilling crime drama Dragged Across Concrete that unfolds in a slow-burning, measured manner towards the startling finale" **** — Maggie Woods, MotorBar

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