WHO’S IN IT?
Francis Magee (Layer Cake), Carole Weyers (The Colour of the Trap), Harper Jackson (film debut), Doon Mackichan (Acts of Godfrey), Robin Weaver (The Muppet Christmas Carol), Ian Puleston-Davies (Awaydays), Nina Iceton (film debut), Jonathan Christie (Captain Webb), Anneli Page (Fear of Water)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
David Jackson (film debut), director, writer; Flossie Catling (The Unseen), producer; Rob Lane (The Damned United), composer; Ben Cole (The Wedding Video), cinematographer; Gabriela Enis (Al-Ghazali: The Alchemist of Happiness), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Francis (Magee) is a poacher living a solitary existence, until his teenage son Julian (Jackson) is dumped on his caravan home doorstep by his estranged wife Kaye (Weaver). He realises that he must change his feral ways as he begins to adopt the responsibility of looking after his son – but soon, a horrible accident puts both father and son under the authorities’ spotlight, and they must soon make a life-changing decision…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
This gruff and bleak tale of a father and son takes a dark turn that makes it far more interesting and compelling than most other stories like this.