Lily Newmark, who scored a Bifa nom for “Pin Cushion,” plays the girl, Leah, and newcomer Ola Orebiyi the boy, Benji. Over the course of the film, Leah attempts to lead Benji into a thrill-seeking life of crime, with dire consequences.
Darragh Carey and Bertrand Desrochers will direct their first feature. A host of London Film School alums are involved in the picture, including its writers, Rupert Baynham and Chi Ma, and the school supported the project, the first time it has incubated a movie in this way. It is the writers’ first feature, and the cast and team that put “Reprobate” together is a mix of emerging talent and first-timers alongside some more seasoned names.
The cast also features Michael Maloney (“Babel”), Jaime Winstone (“Love