Deacon Brodie
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Deacon Brodie
A man raised in a prominent family turns out to have a few vices not everyone knows about in this historical drama tinged with dark humor. William Deacon Brodie (Billy Connolly) was a respected town councilor and a hard-working carpenter in Scotland in the late 18th century, but his friends and neighbors discovered Brodie was leading a double life when he was caught trying to rob Edinburgh's Customs and Excise office of a large sum of money. As Brodie stood trial for theft, it became clear that this was hardly the first step in Brodie's life of crime; he was a gambler, had a powerful… More