Steeped in the mythos of Bruce Springsteen songs about growing up in small towns, racing cars and falling into the trap of repeating your parents’ mistakes, Scott Graham’s third feature is a stripped-down character study of father-son dynamics and how teenage dreams are hard to leave behind when you missed your chance to hit the road and run.
An authentic and touching love story from a place where second chances are hard to come by, this impressive debut feature marks actor turned writer-director Aki Omoshaybi as a talent to watch.
As the glinting steel and mirror-glass skyscrapers of London’s financial hub edge ever closer, the area surrounding Hoxton Street has been transformed by ‘luxury’ redevelopments and sky-high property prices. This traditional East London street, less than a mile from the City of London, has become the last bastion of the areas disadvantaged – a concentration of the aged, poor and dispossessed.
From a young age, Jill has acted as the responsible adult in her small family. She cares for her loving but mentally unstable mother and her younger brother. The news that their estranged father will be visiting on Jill’s birthday gives the children much-needed hope. When the family is struck by tragedy, Jill keeps it a secret.
Making Noise Quietly
Adapted from Robert Holman’s acclaimed play of the same name, strangers meet for conversations on the edge of three different wars.
Drama, dance and death innovatively collide in Georgia Parris’ life-affirming debut feature starring renowned contemporary dancer Bobbi Jene Smith.
Summertime 1994, in a quiet ex-mining village just outside Doncaster. Trevor sits at Decoy Ponds, patiently awaiting the appearance of Nessie, the carp of leg
Benjamin is the feature debut from the comedian, actor, writer and director Simon Amstell.
Survival of the fittest’ is the philosophy at all boys’ boarding school Caldermount. If you’re not a champion on the sports field, you’re a nobody.