Monday, January 18, 2010

Heartless: the Best of Britain February 25

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Here is some news to sink your fangs into. The United Kingdom will release Heartless February 26 through a limited run before coming to America and Canada. A trailer has not been completed, but two behind the scenes clips can be found below for Heartless In the clips Jamie, the main character, comes to terms with the randomness of violence. A Philip Ridley film, Heartless is gearing up for a release, so have a look at all the available info' on this May 13 production, which is currently searching for North American distribution.

The synopsis for Heartless here:

"Jamie Morgan's life has always been blighted by the large, heart-shaped birthmark on his face. He lives in an urban world dominated by a terrifying gang culture, whose random violence has convinced Jamie that the world is meaningless and ugly. But then Jamie meets someone who tells him the truth. The violence is not random. It's far from chaotic. There is a reason for everything. Once Jamie accepts this the world reveals itself as a thing of great beauty... And that's when his real nightmare starts...(Quiet Earth)."

Release Date: February 26, 2010 (Limited Theatrical - UK only)

Director/writer: Philip Ridley.

Cast: Jim Sturgess, Clemence Poesy, Noel Clarke, Timothy Spall, Eddie Marsan, Joseph Mawle, Luke Treadaway, and Jon Macmillan.

Two clips available through Trailer Addict:

Heartless at TA

Heartless at Quiet Earth

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