A has-been actor, known for playing British detective Mindhorn, works alongside the police to catch a serial killer who will only speak to Mindhorn, whom he believes to be real
Richard Thorncroft is a has-been British TV actor who used to be famous for his charismatic lead role in the Isle of Man detective show Mindhorn, a character with a Robotic eye that can literally "see the truth". When his career takes a nosedive, Richard decides to leave England to try and make it in Hollywood.
But 25 years later and he's a balding out of work actor. Then Richard gets an unexpected opportunity to reignite his career…
“The Mighty Boosh comedian mixes Bergerac with Partridge…in this zealously silly action-comedy.”
- Philip Kemp, Sight & Sound
“I laughed and other people laughed and we all kept laughing. You should see this and you will laugh.”
- Andrew Robertson, Eye For Film