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The Inheritance (2007)

Two brothers take a road trip through Scotland to discover the inheritance their late father left them.

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Tim Barrow
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Cast

Credited cast:
Fraser Sivewright Fraser Sivewright ... Fraser
Tim Barrow Tim Barrow ... David
Imogen Toner Imogen Toner ... Tara
Tom Hardy ... Dad
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sharon Sheehan Sharon Sheehan ... Patricia
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Storyline

A man makes a phone call to his dying father. Two brothers meet at their father's funeral. DAVID has come up from London. FRASER lives in the village in Scotland he grew up in. On a journey to discover their father's inheritance, which they are told in his will is located somewhere on the Isle of Skye, they set off in their father's old VW van and head north. This brings arguments, comedy, conflict and bitter memories as they are forced to confront their past and each other. When they pick up a hitchhiker TARA, she fascinates them both, and brings them to breaking point. She leaves them, taking the van, and DAVID heads off through the land of Skye to find their destination. What they discover there drives them to a point of no return. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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A micro budget feature film road trip through contemporary Scotland

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Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 2007 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

Scotland, UK

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Budget:

£5,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Lyre Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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The Inheritance - Hard Short Film Too Watch
1 January 2013 | by steviejgallagherSee all my reviews

Being a fan of independent cinema I was curious about this homegrown effort albeit it had been released some five years ago. Interesting storyline and backdrop and good plot spoilt by the complete inability to warm to either character and I appreciate this may have been done on purpose. The character of David just descended into absolute farce as the film progressed and it was difficult to keep the trigger finger of the stop button as the film ran on for it's less than lengthy duration. In summary a good idea spoilt by badly acted characters, could have been so much better. I would not necessarily give up on subsequent efforts from this director.


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