Frank is an ex-soldier, haunted by a violent past. He lives alone, drowning his nightmares with alcohol. Christine - smart and successful... on the surface, tackles life as a single working... See full summary »
When the kinetic Rory moves into his room in the Carrigmore Residential Home for the Disabled, his effect on the home is immediate. Most telling is his friendship with Michael, a young man with cerebral palsy and nearly unintelligible speech. Somehow, Rory understands Michael, and encourages him to experience life outside the confines of home.
The dramatic story of the Blitz is re-told using the first-hand accounts of those who lived through it, re-imagined by survivors, actors and relatives and woven together with extraordinary archive footage.
Obsession cuts the chaos. It's choosing to be with the thing that makes you happy. Obsession brings order. Order simplifies. Blair is a young high-flying banker in the City of London. Jono is her introverted seventeen-year-old brother. Blair longs to share some common ground with Jono, and feels responsible for his happiness, but only one thing makes Jono happy: the Hollywood movie-star River Phoenix. At a boozy business lunch one October day in 1993, Blair hears of Phoenix's death. Jono is at home on his own. Blair rushes frantically through the chaos of London, desperate to reach her brother with the news. Running for River is a short film about the birth of an icon and the volatility of sibling love.Written by