May 5, 1995: ID

“When you go undercover, remember one thing… Who you are.”

ID-1995I.D. is a British film made by BBC Films about football hooliganism, directed by Philip Davis and starring Reece Dinsdale, Sean Pertwee and Warren Clarke. It is set in the 1980s, in England, mainly London, and also shot at Millmoor and Valley Parade football grounds in Rotherham and Bradford respectively. [Wikipedia]

The film also stars Perry Fenwick (EastEnders), Philip Glenister (Life On Mars), Steve Toussaint (The Knock) and several other British TV actors.

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John, an ambitious young copper, is sent undercover into the hardcore football gangs to track down the ‘generals’ – the shadowy figures who orchestrate the violence. Gradually, the hard drinking, hard fighting macho world – where Saturday’s match and Saturday’s rumble are all that matters – proves irresistible and John slowly finds himself turning into one of the thugs he has been sent to destroy. [IMDB]

Watch the trailer on theĀ UniversalMoviesINTL YouTube Channel.

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