Friday, June 4, 2010

RUSSELL TOVEY - No.167


ROAR a 16 minute short film starring Russell Tovey, is now available for viewing in its entirety, below. The following are some HD screen caps from the video.


ROAR
is an award winning short film directed by Adam Wimpenny starring Russell Tovey, Jodie Whittaker (Venus, Perrier's Bounty) and Tom Burke (Cheri, Donkey Punch).



Synopsis:

London. It's Christmas. Tom (Russell Tovey) is a timid loner who cuts keys in a dry-cleaners in Soho. He’s dominated by his extroverted boss, Mick (Tom Burke), who habitually cracks on to his female clientele. One customer, Eva (Jodie Whittaker), is particularly unimpressed by Mick’s behaviour. When Tom tries to apologise, she gives him the cold shoulder. Wanting emotional contact, Tom tries unsuccessfully to call his estranged father. Desperate, Tom takes drastic action…



"Brilliant, original and subversive, "Roar" is a film that lingers in the mind long after you've left the theatre. Expertly crafted with deft direction by Adam Wimpenny and sharp writing by J.S. Hill, "Roar" showcases an amazing cast, notably Russell Tovey, an actor whose career is definitely worth following. "Roar" is creative film making at its best.” - George T. Marshall Executive Director, Rhode Island International Film Festival.

Click play but don't panic as there is a long 25 second delay before the visuals start.


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