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The Wee Man

The Wee Man (2012)

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1970's Blackhill, Glasgow: 11-year-old Paul Ferris has learned quickly that life on the street is tough. Everyone knows their place. Poverty breeds corruption, crime, violence and bullying. Growing up immersed in a culture of crime, Ferris finally snaps when tormented one too many times by a vicious gang of bullying neighbourhood brothers who have made his childhood a living hell. Now in his late teens, despite his father's advice and in the frustrated knowledge that the law enforcement and

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All Critics (14) | Top Critics (1) | Fresh (3) | Rotten (11)

The violent past of onetime Glasgow gangster Paul Ferris yields a banal biopic in "The Wee Man," returning multihyphenate Ray Burdis ("Love, Honor and Obey") to the director's chair after an absence of 13 years.

February 7, 2013 Full Review Source: Variety
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Blows any intrigue by piling on one gangster movie cliché after another.

January 21, 2013 Full Review Source: Scotsman

Manages to disappoint in every respect.

January 21, 2013 Full Review Source: Scotsman
Scotsman

It's all rather familiar, well enough acted yet not entirely convincing.

January 20, 2013 Full Review Source: Observer [UK]
Observer [UK]

A clichéd, wearily familiar true-life crime drama clearly made on the cheap.

January 18, 2013 Full Review Source: Daily Express
Daily Express

A crudely directed, typically unreliable gangster biopic, based on a memoir by Glaswegian hard man Paul Ferris.

January 18, 2013 Full Review Source: This is London
This is London

On the whole, The Wee Man is a fascinating story well told - the first steps in making a decent movie.

January 18, 2013 Full Review Source: HeyUGuys
HeyUGuys

[I]n this almost genteel film -- or as genteel as a film about men who intimidate and kill for a living can be -- [notorious Scottish gangster Paul] Ferris is a little boy lost, a rare man of principle in an urban cesspit.

January 17, 2013 Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher
Flick Filosopher

As a whole, it's forgettable.

January 17, 2013 Full Review Source: Guardian [UK]
Guardian [UK]

Tediously self-satisfied at best, like a shady old bar bore holding you hostage.

January 17, 2013 Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph
Daily Telegraph

An undeniably watchable criminal soap opera offering personal redemption.

January 17, 2013 Full Review Source: The Skinny
The Skinny

It never really sparks to life, thanks to a repetitive script and a frustrating lack of characterisation.

January 16, 2013 Full Review Source: ViewLondon
ViewLondon

This brutal rise-to-infamy flick descends into a smug, profanity-choked endurance test.

January 15, 2013 Full Review Source: Total Film
Total Film

The script's struggle to flatter its unprepossessing vigilante protagonist (he's prone to coming out with poetic self-justifying speeches, too) is unconvincing, if not arguably irresponsible.

December 19, 2012 Full Review Source: The List
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