Route Irish

An ex-soldier tries to uncover the circumstances of his best friend’s death. Fergus and Frankie met on the first day of school and the pair stayed close from then on. Both had a career in the military, and when Fergus left the SAS and landed a lucrative job with a private security firm in Baghdad, he persuaded Frankie to join him. In 2007 Fergus is back home in Liverpool, and learns that Frankie has been killed on Route Irish, the dangerous road running between Baghdad airport and the city’s Green Zone. Raging with grief and highly suspicious of the official explanation of events, Fergus begins his own investigation with the help of Frankie’s widow, Rachel.

uwantme2killhim?

Based on the Vanity Fair article of the same title, a story about a young boy drawn into a web of lies through an online chatroom.

Kelly + Victor

Kelly (Antonia Campbell-Hughes) meets Victor (Julian Morris) while they are both loved up on the dance floor of a Liverpool nightclub. They are soon in her bed, fucking with an urgent intensity that neither has experienced before. These are two characters struggling to get by as best they can while the people around them are choosing illegal lifestyles; her best mate is a dominatrix prostitute, his pals are aspiring drug dealers. It’s when they get into bed with each other that their darker instincts take over. Kieran Evans (Finisterre; Vashti Bunyan: From Here to Before) adapts the acclaimed novel by Niall Griffiths for his first fiction feature. With a strong sense of location and an astutely chosen soundtrack, Kelly + Victor is a haunting, candid depiction of a young couple embarking on a passionate and transgressive love affair. The two leads deliver superb, committed performances that do a great deal to enhance their status as rising stars.