When a modern-day Juliet is found dead, and her lover, Romeo disappears, an investigation begins. The two families, each more interested in pursuing a private agenda, lose sight of the tragedy unfolding in their town.
A tragically warped teenage boy plagued by a poor, dysfunctional family and psychological illness struggles to distinguish the real world from a perverse dream world when he and his family are abducted and forced to choose amongst themselves which sole family member will survive. The final decision reveals a disturbing family dynamic including terminal illness, incest and rape.
Tom, gardener at the big house, is not a fast mover with women. In fact he’s glacially slow. When beautiful Polish au pair Anya arrives for the summer, Tom falls for her catastrophically like the felling of one of the giant trees he cares for in the manicured grounds. Tom’s adviser in matters of the heart is young Harry, abandoned by the rich owners of the house to run wild in the gardens. Harry’s secret wish is for the Red Arrows to appear at the village fair: Tom’s is to win the heart of Anya. Both seem impossible dreams until the whole village decides to lend a hand.
On the verge of committing suicide after being brutally raped by thugs, Nina is persuaded by Ares, her psychotic step brother to track down the thugs and torture them. During their revenge mission, Nina and Ares encounter Trevor Moretti, a rogue cop who helps their cause; Albert Pike, a homophobic multi millionaire; and Freddie Ramone, a priest with dark past.
A struggling couple are in dire straits and living paycheck to paycheck. When an opportunity to live rent-free in a 55 and older community arises, they are forced to disguise themselves as seniors and try to fake their way into living there. As they transform their lives, the residents are not easily fooled, and begin to suspect the young couple is exactly that, young. As their plight is witnessed by the many watching eyes of the neighborhood, the young couple learns that being a retired senior citizen is not as easy as it looks.
Quiet and hard working, Mike is a young man who works and lives in the city. Due to a dark past, he is forbidden by law to be in his home town and have any prior contacts. One phone call four years later will change all of this and Mike will be forced to return to his home. With help from some of Mike’s friends and family, he will do what he can to make things right. But can he do it in a place he is forbidden?
The story of Howard Winstone is a compelling one. Howard became Featherweight Champion of the World at the age of 29 in 1968. What makes Howard’s story quite remarkable is that as a young man he lost the tips of three fingers in an industrial accident of his home town of Merthyr Tydfil. The accident was so severe that he was unable to make a fist with his right hand, a devastating blow for anyone, but a blow made all the worse for one who’s entire career demands the use of both hands. Howard was known for his right handed power back in his early day’s so the day of the fateful accident was essentially the day Howard’s boxing career came to an end. Well that’s what everyone assumed accept Howard, who completely changed the way he boxed and went on remarkably to become Champion of Britain, Champion of Europe and Champion of the world! The story of Howard Winstone’s boxing career alone is a remarkable one, but there was far more to Howard than just his boxing career, in Howard there was an incredible burning passion, a passion to overcome all the odds, Howard Winstone was distilled with something quite remarkable, Howard Winstone was destined for greatness. And through incredible adversity he achieved not only his life-long ambition, and exceeded the hopes of an entire nation when in 1968 he was crowned Featherweight Champion of The World at his fourth and almost certainly his final attempt. The feature film Risen takes the audience on this incredible journey, from potential, to injury, from injury, to greatness.
Drifter is a train hopping gutter punk, alone in the world, isolated by years of ritual abuse and life on the fringe. He returns to his father’s grave to break the curse that haunts him. Here he sees salvation in a beautiful young artist who could be his key to freedom. But curses don’t die so easily.