This collection includes releases from the 2011 New British Quarterly. Includes; TREACLE JR, ISLAND, HONEYMOONER and JUNKHEARTS. TREACLE JR - A man finds himself caught in the middle of a love affair gone sour in this drama from British filmmaker Jamie Thraves. One morning, for no clear reason, Tom (Tom Fisher) leaves his home in Birmingham, abandoning his wife and kids to make his way to London where he lives on the streets. After a run-in with a gang of teenage thugs, Tom ends up in a hospital emergency room, where he meets Aidan (Aiden Gillen), an eccentric man who seems determined to befriend Tom whether he likes it or not. Aidan invites Tom to stay at his apartment, and with nowhere else to go, Tom accepts. There Tom meets Aidan's girlfriend Linda (Riann Steele), but he soon learns they have a severely dysfunctional relationship and Linda treats Tom like a verbal and physical punching bag. Tom also finds himself looking after Aidan's cat, which he has to hide from Linda since she's allergic to felines. ISLAND - Based on a novel by Jane Rogers, Nikki Black was abandoned at birth and decides to find her birth mother to confront her and finds herself bitter enough to consider murder. HONEYMOONER - After being dumped by his fiancee four weeks before his wedding, Fran (Gerard Kearns) must reassess his life if he is ever going to find love again. JUNKHEARTS - Set in London, follow the story of Frank (Eddie Marsan), an ex-soldier suffering from post traumatic stress disorder who befriends a young girl and her boyfriend only to find himself being manipulated to use his house as a drug den.
Release Date: 16 July 2012
Certificate: 15 - Suitable for Persons Aged 15 or Over
Sound: Dolby Digital
Main Language: English