Rhys Ifans, Shirley Henderson and Robert Carlyle star in Shane Meadows’ spaghetti-western-influenced comedy-drama set in Nottingham, about a garage owner and a criminal who compete for a woman’s love.
The story concerns Jimmy (Robert Carlyle), a minor criminal living in Glasgow, Scotland, who’s long since missing from the lives of his previous wife, Shirley (Shirley Henderson), and 12-year-old daughter, Marlene (Finn Atkins), who exist in England's Midlands.
One day, Jimmy occurs to watch Shirley and Marlene on a TV chat show, where Shirley has turned down the offer of marriage to her boyfriend, Dek (Rhys Ifans). Taking this as a hint, Jimmy journeys for the Midlands to attempt to get Shirley back.
Robert Carlyle gives a good performance in his…