An award-winning short film starring Russell Tovey, Jodie Whiitaker and Tom Burke.
London. It’s Christmas. Tom (Russell Tovey) is a timid loner who cuts keys in a dry-cleaners in Soho. He’s dominated by his extroverted boss, Mick (Tom Burke), who habitually cracks on to his female clientele. One customer, Eva (Jodie Whittaker), is particularly unimpressed by Mick’s behaviour. When Tom tries to apologise, she gives him the cold shoulder. Wanting emotional contact, Tom tries unsuccessfully to call his estranged father. Desperate, Tom takes drastic action…
ROAR is the first production from the creative team at Wildcard Films. Shot by award-winning director Adam Wimpenny, produced by Adam Morane-Griffiths and written by J.S. Hill.
“Brilliant, original and subversive, “Roar” is a film that lingers in the mind long after you’ve left the theatre. Expertly crafted with deft direction by Adam Wimpenny and sharp writing by J.S. Hill, “Roar” showcases an amazing cast, notably Russell Tovey, an actor whose career is definitely worth following. “Roar” is creative filmmaking at its best.”
George T. Marshall Executive Director, Rhode Island International Film Festival.