“Superbly done” – Mark Romanek
A Syrian refugee can only stay in Britain if she becomes a surrogate mother for a desperate couple, but their illicit pact has dark consequences.
Stars: Rebecca Callard, Nabil Elouahabi, Lara Sawalha
Promise is a haunting film of loss and hope which takes an old story and sets it in contemporary Britain. “Pregnant with resonances, both biblical and political” – Projected Figures
Directed by Neville Pierce, written by Hannah Lee, produced by Luke Walton & Neville Pierce
Find us on IMDb: imdb.com/title/tt6596150/
Promise was made as part of The Pitch, a competition which offers its winner a £30,000 production budget and a trip to Hollywood. enterthepitch.com
Read an interview with Promise screenwriter and Pitch finalist Hannah Lee here
"A mesmerising thriller" — FilmInquiry
When a menacing stranger traps a landlord and his pregnant daughter in their pub, a psychological game of cat and mouse begins.
Stars: Tim McInnerny, Nicholas Pinnock, Lucy Boynton
Directed by Neville Pierce, written by Jamie Russell, produced by Lee Brazier and Matthew James Wilkinson, edited by Jim Page - with an original score by David Julyan (Memento, The Prestige).
Full credits: imdb.com/title/tt5229236/
Made with the support of Creative England via the BFI NET.WORK
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“No one gets out until it’s time”
"Darkly funny" — IndieWire
A widow's attempts to find love are ruined when the ghost of her cheating dead husband gatecrashes her dates...
Stars: Alice Lowe, Christien Anholt, David Elliot, Jassa Ahluwalia, Helen Kennedy, Richard Glover, Ray Panthaki and Jason Flemyng
Directed by Neville Pierce, written by Jamie Russell, produced by Savannah James-Bayly, edited by Jim Page
Full credits: imdb.com/title/tt5036124
“Truly, madly, deeply... annoying”
“A morbid yet classy take on a morbid classic.”
— David Fincher (Fight Club, Gone Girl)
"It’s not every day that a filmmaker like David Fincher shouts out a short film, but then again, it’s not every day that a director like Neville Pierce comes along." — The Playlist
“Beautiful. Deliberate and creepy as hell.”
— Scott Frank (Out Of Sight, Godless)
Winner: Melies d’Argent, Abertoir Film Festival
When a wealthy stockbroker hires a rough builder to renovate the wine cellar underneath his country house, the two men fall out with chilling consequences.
Stars: Jason Flemyng, Blake Ritson
Directed by Neville Pierce, written by Jamie Russell & Neville Pierce, produced by Savannah James-Bayly, edited by Jim Page - with an original score by David Julyan (Memento, The Prestige).
Full credits: imdb.com/title/tt4415694/
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