“To be that man for those days that we filmed it and to go through that emotional journey was something that I’ll never experience again” reflects veteran screen actor James Cosmo on playing the old reminiscent boxer Ray in The Pyramid Texts.
In an empty boxing gym, Ray records a video for his estranged son, in which he looks back on his life, hoping to impart wisdom through his words. Written by Geoff Thompson, and directed by Paul and Ludwig Shammasian, the film merges Cosmo’s experience in front of the camera with the fresh voices the writer and his directors, for who this is their feature debut. It is not a truth conveyed by the film that impresses upon us that these these three fresh voices are experienced hands in narrative feature writing and filmmaking.
In conversation with Flickering Myth,