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Blood Trail

Synopsis

At times war photographer Robert King resembles a heroic misfit straight out of the pages of Scoop, thrown into the heart of battle, struggling to adapt to the brutal environment he finds himself in.

Occasionally comic, often touching, more often dark, Blood Trail, the tale of Robert King, is a unique and personal journey, a film which follows him over 15 years and through three wars.

His journey starts in Sarajevo in 1993, a 23-year-old fresh out of Art College and prepared to dodge bullets on the front line dreaming of a Pulitzer Prize. His dream proves elusive. Fired by his photo agency and
struggling to make ends meet, any swashbuckling allusions Robert holds for the career he has chosen quickly evaporate: as he realises this is one of the toughest professions in the world.

Despite himself, Robert stays in the game, over time establishing himself as a respected professional, his work making the front covers of global media titles. Over 15 years Blood Trail records Robert’s life from
boy to man, to husband and father. It is a biography, which leads from reckless naivety to maturity hardened by war and softened by family. It is a story, which forces Robert to inevitably question why he chose a profession, which involves an endless trail of death and destruction.

Details

Year
2009
Type of film
Features
Running Time
78 minutes
Format
HD CAM
Director
Richard Parry
Editor
John Mister
Director of Photography
Richard Parry, Vaughan Smith
Principal Cast
Robert King, Vaughan Smith

Genre

Production Company

Frontline Films LTD
7 Southwick mews
London W2 1JG
UK

T+44 (0)7973 303 681 (RP)
T+44 (0)7770 520345

rich@richardparry.com
vaughan.smith@frontlineclub.com
http://www.bloodtrailfilm.com
http://www.richardparry.com
http://www.frontlineclub.com

Sales
Company

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The Film Sales Company
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USA
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