Johnny Was (2006)

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Johnny trys to escape a violent past, and hides out in a house sandwiched between a crime den run by a Jamaican gangster and a pirate radio station belonging to a Rasta DJ. He falls in love and begins to settle into a new life, but he faces being dragged back into his former world when a friend escapes from prison and his former boss Jimmy becomes involved in a war with the drug-dealing gangster next door. Johnny faces questions of race, morality, loyalty and ultimate survival.

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