THE director of a film about reformed Glasgow gangland figure Paul Ferris has sparked controversy by conceding that the movie "glamorises" violence.
THE director of a film about reformed Glasgow gangland figure Paul Ferris has sparked controversy by conceding that the movie \"glamorises\" violence.
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Director’s contentious take on biopic. Exclusive by Caroline Wilson
London-born writer, producer, actor and director Ray Burdis insisted his biopic, The Wee Man, about the former hitman and drug dealer was not intended to be a documentary, adding: "It does glamorise violence but every film glamorises its subject matter."
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