WHO’S IN IT?
Tom Riley (I Want Candy), Joanne Froggatt (Filth), Phoebe Nicholls (The Elephant Man), Michele Dotrice (And Soon The Darkness), Daisy Moore (Ain’t Misbehavin’), Ellie Copping (film debut), Oliver Cunliffe (film debut), Greta West (film debut), Max Krupski (film debut), Elsie Adams (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Bill Clark (The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey), director, writer; Pippa Cross (The Hole), Joanne Froggatt (film debut), Ros Hubbard (A Hundred Streets) and Mel Paton (film debut), producers; Paul Saunderson (The Grind), composer; Clive Norman (The Mirror Boy), cinematographer; Carmela Iandoli (Sodiq), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Tom (Riley) and Nicola Ray (Froggatt) are a happy couple living a simple life with a beautiful young daughter (Copping), and another child on the way. But everything is thrown into chaos when Tom suddenly contracts Pneumococcal Septicaemia, a rare disease which requires his arms, legs and part of his face to be amputated. Now, the family must try and cope with this life-altering situation…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The heart-breaking but undoubtedly inspiring true story of Tom Ray, who contracted a deadly disease and against all odds survived, is documented in this sweet-natured family drama.