"Only Stopping" (2007)
Shot in 2003-4 & premiered in 2007
One Armed Bandit Productions
Directed by Amy Riley
Produced by Amy Riley, Joe Holmberg, Mark Sandeman
“Only Stopping” is a coming-of-age story with a film noir twist. 16-yr-old Dan grows up with his grandmother in Brighton and leads an idyllic life of skateboarding and dealing drugs until one day his world is turned upside down. The movie charts Dan's attempts to grow up, aided by the advice of friends and family, including a mysterious woman on the run. Love, friendship, family, murder, and the seaside.
"Only Stopping" is a low budget feature film shot in Brighton. The film was started in Summer 2003 and finished in 2007.
Film length: 60 minutes
Language: English, Spanish
Set Locations: Brighton, Oxford
Starring: Luke Ashby, Aura-Iris Canet, Jason Carter, Hazel Stark, Sandy Ahmed, Dan Shelton, MC Tenshun, Athol Truesdale, Maika Law, Alex Hall, Tod Stevenson, Robert Watson, Emma Carter, Athol Truesdale, Antonio Cortes, Pete Sundby, Alia Halstead, Jez Horbury, Andy Philippides, John Ahmed, Tara Harley, Viviane Grace, Katie Scarfe, Richard Raphael, Steve, Helen Smith, Berkan Eskikaya, Sampsa Sojakka, Pete Easton, Joe Holmberg, Yure Marques, Nic Johnson, Oscar Pace
Director: Amy Riley
Producers: Amy Riley, Joe Holmberg, Mark Sandeman
Director of Photography:Mark Sandeman
Crew: Joe Holmberg, Mark Sandeman, Sampsa Sojakka
Editor: Martin Smith @ Junk TV
Sound Editor: Jon Grey
Credits: JQ@ Squdio, Andy Galletly & Dan Bibby
Soundtrack includes: Armour, JFB, General Midi, Grant Newman, DAUB (Dan Rodgers), Engine Room, Dirtpop, Steve Cake(Science Ninja Team)
Special thanks to:: Geoff & Sheila Holmberg, Hanneka De Jager, Aisha Thorn, Katie Waterhouse, Toby Skinner, Dave Rawlinson, Athol Truesdale, Maika Law, Luke’s housemates (Dean & Sian), the Eddy, Grand Central, Vinod@Bright News, Circus Circus, Simon @ Junk TV, Lighthouse, New Steps, ACT, Danny Lang, Tara Harley, Jason & Emma Carter, Bryony Stokes, and especially to Joe, Mark & Sampsa!