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|Love, Honour and Obey|
|Directed by|| Dominic Anciano |
|Produced by||Dominic Anciano |
|Written by||Ray Burdis |
|Starring|| Sadie Frost |
Jonny Lee Miller
Denise Van Outen
|Narrated by||Jonny Lee Miller|
|Music by||John Beckett|
|Edited by||Rachel Meyrick|
|Distributed by||United International Pictures|
Love, Honour and Obey is a 2000 mock gangster film starring several members of the Primrose Hill set. It was jointly written and directed by Dominic Anciano and Ray Burdis (who also appear in the film) as a follow-up to their 1998 film Final Cut . As with Final Cut, most of the characters have the same name as the actors who play them. The film also features a cameo appearance from former East London boxer turned comedian, Ricky Grover.
Jonny (Jonny Lee Miller) is working as a courier and becoming increasingly dissatisfied with his life. He asks long-running school friend Jude (Jude Law) to help him into the North London criminal gang run by his uncle Ray (Ray Winstone). As Jonny gets more involved in the image of the criminal world, he starts making mistakes and through a mutual dislike for rival gangster Matthew (Rhys Ifans) inadvertently starts a war with the South London mob, headed up by Sean (Sean Pertwee).
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