WHO’S IN IT?
Toby Jones (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), Anne Reid (The Mother), Sinead Matthews (The Boat That Rocked), Deborah Findlay (Jackie), Karl Johnson (Hot Fuzz), Cecilia Noble (The Lady in the Van), Frederick Schmidt (Starred Up), Manjinder Virk (The Blue Tower)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Rupert Jones (The Answer to Everything), director, writer; Maggie Monteith (Bone in the Throat) and Matthew James Wilkinson (Double Date), producers; Mike Prestwood Smith (film debut), composer; Philipp Blaubach (The Disappearance of Alice Creed), cinematographer; Tommy Boulding (Brotherhood), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
A year after being released from prison, middle-aged Carl (Jones) has managed to build a comfortable new life for himself, and is about to go on his first date in fifteen years. However, when his estranged mother Aileen (Reid) comes back into his life around the same time, her disturbing methods to mend the differences that drove them apart years ago will cause Carl to face the insidious demons of his past and be further drawn into the dark void of his psychological vortex…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Toby Jones stars in this psychological thriller that’s both written and directed by his brother Rupert, who has crafted a seriously warped mother-son relationship this side of Psycho.