Frederick Abberline is an opium-huffing inspector from Scotland Yard who falls for one of Jack the Ripper’s prostitute targets in this Hughes brothers adaption of a graphic novel that posits the Ripper’s true identity.
In Victorian Era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders by Jack The Ripper.
It is 1888 in London, and the unfortunate poor lead horrifying lives in the city’s deadliest slum, Whitechapel. Harassed by gangs and forced to walk the streets for a living, Mary Kelly and her small group of companions trudge on through this daily misery, their only consolation being that things can’t get any worse. Yet things somehow do when their friend Ann is kidnapped and they are drawn into a conspiracy with links higher up than they could possibly imagine. The kidnapping is soon followed by the gruesome murder of another woman, Polly, and it becomes apparent that they are being hunted down, one by one. Sinister even by Whitechapel standards, the murder grabs the attention of Inspector Fred Abberline, a brilliant yet troubled man whose police work is often aided by his psychic abilities. Abberline becomes deeply involved with the case, which takes on personal meaning to him when he and Mary begin to fall in love. But as he gets closer to the truth Whitechapel becomes more and … Written by Anonymous
|Tagline:||Only the legend will survive.|
|Cast:||Annabelle Apsion, Cliff Parisi, Danny Midwinter, David Schofield, Estelle Skornik, Heather Graham, Ian Holm, Ian McNeice, Ian Richardson, Jason Flemyng, Joanna Page, John Owens, Johnny Depp, Katrin Cartlidge, Lesley Sharp, Mark Dexter, Nicholas McGaughey, Paul Rhys, Peter Eyre, Ralph Ineson, Robbie Coltrane, Rupert Farley, Samantha Spiro, Sophia Myles, Susan Lynch, Terence Harvey|
|Director:||Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes, Susan Lambie|
|Country:||Czech Republic, United Kingdom|
|Language:||English, Magyar, Pусский|