Lava

Lava
    • “A vibrant new comic thriler with a vein of concentrated wit to gladden the heart. Hilarious, unique and uncompromising” Ryan Gilbey - The Independent
    • “Daring, dangerous, darkly hilarious” Nick Briggs - Film Review
    • “An extraordinary movie. Determindly original” Derek Malcolm - Midweek
    • “Terrific. An astonishing feat. Riotously funny and oddly moving” DJ - Aint-It-Cool
    • “A slick, grisly success” Catherine Shoard - The Sunday Telegraph
    • “Reinvents the genre” James Christopher - The Times

SYNOPSIS

A surreal, hilariously unpredictable black comedy. A hapless pair of losers set out on a mission to avenge the beating of relative, igniting a drugs dispute between rival gangs that soon escalates into a bullet-ridden bloodbath.

FESTIVALS

Alexandria IFF, Oldenburg IFF, Austin, Texas FF, Rome Ind. FF

CREDITS

FFC / IAC present a Sterling Pictures / Walking Point / Orangetop production Lava Joe Tucker James Holmes Nicola Stapleton Leslie Grantham Tameka Empson and Tom Bell Production Designer Philip Robinson Editor St John O’Rorke Directors of Photography Ian Liggett Roger Eaton Produced by Michael Riley Gregor Truter Written and Directed by Joe Tucker

BUSINESS

Duration: 96mins  Int. Sales: Distrib: Universal Pictures, Feature Film Co., Svensk Film, Beliven Ent., CVD Media, Daro Film, Odeon SA, HRT, Roadshow, Jasmine, Vision Africa, Visionary Thinking, Hollydan

PUBLICITY