22 May 2024

Prinicple Photography Stars On Norfolk Thriller Starring Denis Menochet

Norfolk_tattooBefore you can say A-Ha! Jurassic Park, Alan Partidge The Movie has a sequel, you maybe a tad disappointed to know  Norfolk is not a comedy but a crime thriller starring Denis Menochet which has now started principal photography.

Norfolk is an British indie directed by Martin Radich stars the Inglorious Basterds star (Menochet) as a troubled father and son who live a reclusive life but when their worlds collide things get intense most of all disturbing in a battle of wits. The pair try to decide what’s right, what’s wrong, what is the truth and what is lies. Barry Keoghan is set to play the son.

The film is been shot in England with Norfolk and East Linconshire as the films main locations. Backed by Creative England, BBC Films and the BFI, it is an SDI Productions, Crybaby Films and iFeatures Production.Here’s what Steve Jenkins of BBC Films had to say about Norfolk

Norfolk is a very special project, a disturbing and haunting thriller set within a unique and mysterious  East Anglian landscape. Martin is exactly the kind of distinctive film-maker iFeatures is designed to encourage.”

Chris Collins, Senior Executive in the BFI Film Fund, comments: “This intriguing thriller delves into a strange and compelling world which is full of surprises. Martin is a sensitive filmmaker whose well-crafted short films displayed a mysterious beauty that we’re excited to see applied to this intense portrait of Norfolk.”

Here’s  the official Synopsis:

A father and son live a reclusive lifestyle in the middle of nowhere. The man, a disillusioned mercenary, has his final target in sight – a gang of foreign revolutionaries who lay low in a nearby derelict compound. As the man closes in on his target the boy falls for the revolutionaries’ serving girl. Having spent his whole life in isolation the boy now discovers the warmth of friendship and the pleasures of something more. As father and son collide the boy is sent running, running in pain and full of betrayal, straight into the twisted embittered arms of the boy’s maternal grandparents, who have come to snatch and save the boy. Figuring out what is right and wrong, what is good and bad is a task for both the man and the audience. 

Norfolk is set for a 2014 release.


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