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Yardie is a 2018 British crime drama film directed by Idris Elba based on the novel of the same name by Jamaican-born writer Victor Headley. It was screened in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition section at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.[1] In February 2018, the first trailer to the film and a poster was released.[2]

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Film poster
Directed by Idris Elba
Produced by Mary Burke
Gina Carter
Alice Dawson
Robin Gutch
Written by Victor Headley
Brock Norman Brock
Martin Stellman
Starring Aml Ameen
Stephen Graham
Akin Gazi
Music by Nick Angel
Cinematography John Conroy
Distributed by StudioCanal
Release date
  • 20 January 2018 (2018-01-20) (Sundance)
  • 24 August 2018 (2018-08-24) (United Kingdom)
Running time
101 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English



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  1. ^ "Sundance Film Festival Unveils Full 2018 Features Lineup". Variety. 29 November 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 
  2. ^ "Idris Elba's directorial debut Yardie gets a first poster and trailer". 22 February 2018. 

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