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Let Him Have It
Directed by:
Peter Medak

Directed by Peter Medak, "Let Him Have It" (also known as "Gib's Ihm Chris!") is a Crime/Drama/History film, released on December 06 of 1991 in the USA . Christopher Eccleston is starring, alongside Tom Courtenay, Eileen Atkins, Rebecca Eccleston, Peter Eccleston and Craig Turner.

The shocking story of an unbelievable miscarriage of justice.

Who directed "Let Him Have It":

Let Him Have It was directed by Peter Medak, a Hungarian director, producer, and actor.

Before making Let Him Have It, Peter Medak had directed The Men's Club, released in 1986, Zorro, the Gay Blade (1981), The Changeling (1980), The Odd Job (1978), Ghost in the Noonday Sun (1973), and The Ruling Class (1972). Since, he directed Romeo Is Bleeding, released in 1993, Pontiac Moon (1994), Species II (1998).

When was "Let Him Have It" released:

Let Him Have It was first released on Friday, December 06, 1991, in the United States. Other films released on Friday, December 06, 1991 are At Play in the Fields of the Lord (dir. Hector Babenco), Convicts (dir. Peter Masterson), and Pizza Man. This was twenty-seven (27) years ago.

It has been released on Thursday, September 12, 1991 in Canada; Wednesday, July 22, 1992 in France and on Thursday, February 13, 1992 in Germany.

What is the casting of "Let Him Have It":

At the casting of Let Him Have It we find Christopher Eccleston (Death and the Compass (1992), Anchoress (1993)); Tom Courtenay (Leonard Part 6 (1987), Happy New Year (1987)); Eileen Atkins (The Dresser (1983), Equus (1977)) [ more... ]

  • Eileen Atkins and Tom Courtenay also worked together in The Dresser, released in 1983.

What is the Storyline of "Let Him Have It":

The title of the film is taken from Bentley's alleged cry of "Let him have it, Chris!" shortly before Christopher Craig shot PC Miles. Crown prosecutors suggested that Bentley meant "Go ahead and shoot him,". Whilst Frank Cassells for the defence argued that he meant "Give him the gun" (and thus, surrender). Despite what the film showed, a police officer dying from cancer stated that Derek Bentley never said the infamous phrase.. If this is the case, it is widely believed that the police attributed [...]

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