The first entry in an ambitious, dark, and thrilling trilogy of interlinking films set in Yorkshire in the 1970s and 80s. 1974: Yorkshire – a time of paranoia, mistrust and institutionalized police corruption. Rookie journalist Eddie Dunford is determined to search for the truth in an increasingly complex maze of lies and deceit that characterizes a police investigation into a series of child abductions.
Julian Edward Peter Jarrold, born 1960 in Norwich, Norfolk, is a BAFTA Award-nominated English film and television director.
He is a member of the family which founded Jarrolds of Norwich in 1823 and was educated in Norfolk at Gresham’s School, Holt. He now lives in North London. —Wikipedia
Park Chan-wook meets Sidney Lumet. If that doesn't turn you on you're dead to me.
Dennis Lim in the Los Angeles Times on The Red Riding Trilogy: "From one film to another — 1974, 1980, 1983 — stories overlap, contexts shift
Winter wears on, and again, most of the more interesting openings of the week are local, beginning, almost inevitably, New York. Michael
"Tony Grisoni adapted 1974 [directed by Julian Jarrold] from the first novel in David Peace's Red Riding Quartet, named for a Grimm's fairytale
Despite all the hype surrounding this trilogy, I was disappointed by the first film in the series. It feels forcefully gritty, which works fine against the grim backdrop of backwater England in the… read review