Nick Love

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  • Born: December 24, 1969
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Film Director, Writer









Nick Love is an English film director and writer. His credits include the films The Football Factory, The Business, Goodbye Charlie Bright, Outlaw, The Sweeney, and a 2009 remake of football hooliganism drama The Firm.

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I do show violence as entertainment. Clearly, I'd be a liar if I said I didn't.
I don't want to die with regrets. I like living and experiencing and feeling the whole lot.
I understand working-class culture, tribalism and the ethos of violence, so I make films about these things.
I'm a good little middle-class boy. I live in Gloucestershire or Kensington. I don't exist in the war zone, but it's certainly not far away. I grew up in an area where it is a war zone - south London. War & Peace
I'm not making films for critics, I'm making films for people to go out and enjoy.
In my real life I live in the countryside, I walk a lot, I shoot clay pigeons, I don't get involved in the film business or anything, and then in my cinematic life, I think I am drawn to the dark side. Life ;Business, Commerce & Finance
I've got a reputation for doing a certain type of film: lads' movies that glamorise violence. The more my reputation as a bad boy grows, the more my life moves away from that. Life ;Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
My mum is incredibly leftwing, and my dad was quite rightwing - no surprise they didn't stay together - and so I had two very conflicting political opinions as a child, neither of which I was interested in taking any notice of, being a sort of little reprobate. Families, Children & Parenting
There is no hiding the fact I'm an avid Millwall fan.
This sounds really hokey, but I think Buddhism is the only religion that is genuinely peaceful, so I'd try to promote it in a contemporary society. Society ;Religion & God
Two things revolutionised life: moving to the countryside and falling in love. Life ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex