Jessica Loveland in Film & TV

14/05/2015

iShorts 2015 Project - 'Lock In'

'Lock In' is a claustrophobic thriller about justice, family and revenge. Set in a run-down Birmingham boozer ready for regeneration, it sees hard-working barmaid Lucy and her landlord father Richard intimidated and threatened by a local thug seeking protection money. 

Trapped in their own pub the pair struggle to escape the violence around them and the secrets of the past. The film has a criminal element, but is not a gangster film – it’s less 'Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels', more 'Mystic River'. In terms of style and tone it is inspired by Roman Polanski’s British pictures like 'Cul-De-Sac', 'Repulsion' and 'The Tenant'.

Director: Nev Pierce (London)
Producer: Lee Brazier

To contribute to 'Lock In' head here.

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