Kiah Simpson in Film & TV

28/04/2017

JAWBONE - Feature on former youth boxing champion, Jimmy McCabe

Join us at the JAWBONE premiere event happening at BFI Southbank 8th May or catch the live streamed Q&A at approximately 100 screens around the country.

Jawbone was backed by Creative England and produced by EMU Films; one of our Film Enterprise supported companies.

JAWBONE tells the story of a former youth boxing champion. Jimmy McCabe (Johnny Harris) is a man in search of hope but looking in all the wrong places. When he hits rock bottom, he turns to his childhood boxing club and the only family he has left: gym owner Bill (Ray Winstone), cornerman Eddie (Michael Smiley) and promoter Joe (Ian McShane). Back in training, years after anyone thought he was a contender, he will risk his life to stand tall and to regain his place in the world.

The feature was produced by Emu Films’ Mike Elliott, who were selected as 2015 CE50. Revolutions Films’ served as executive producer. Emu Films previously produced iFeature The Goob (2014), along with Catch Me Daddy (2014) This was developed by BBCFilms and financed by Creative England.

The 7 song soundtrack was recorded by Paul Weller and has been released. Learn more about that here

Watch the full trailer below

Stay tuned on our Twitter account for details of where you can catch JAWBONE. 

Jawbone makes it's way to UK cinemas 12th May

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