“Roth’s directorial debut is a supercharged combination of teenage angst, domestic violence and rugged scenery, offering an unflinching account of a family’s hideous destruction…an exceptional, unforgettable film.”
An alienated teenager, saddened that he has moved away from London, must find a way to deal with a dark family secret.
Director: Tim Roth
Screenwriter: Alexander Stuart (based on his novel of the same name)
Principal Cast: Ray Winstone, Lara Belmont, Freddie Cunliffe and Tilda Swinton.
“It’s a tough, uncompromising movie, beautifully acted by all concerned…and imaginatively shot by Seamus McGarvey…a confident, intelligent work for all that.”
Time Out London