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Synopsis

During 2008, Superkrush Films worked with a group of young ex-offenders to create a short film dealing with the negative consequences of knife crime.

An innovative and original project, Shank, shows how engaging young disaffected people in the media can not only assist them in integrating back into the community, but inform the film industry with honesty, originality and innovation in story-telling.

Fresh off the prison block and back on the streets, Brody is determined to set his life straight. Tired of the troubled streets he knows, he offers his time to assist a former youth councillor working with kids on the edge of the system. But what begins as an opportunity to change someone else’s life soon threatens to destroy his own. With long term girlfriend Lisa on one side and the savage gang leader Lewis hungry for blood on the other, Brody is caught between the path he wants to walk, and the streets he can’t avoid.

Details

Year
2009
Type of film
Shorts
Running Time
25 mins
Format
HD/35mm
Director
Chris J Taylor
Producer
Gary Roberst
Co-Producer
Gary Roberst
Editor
Ben Mullins
Screenwriter
Chris J Taylor
Director of Photography
James Alan McAleer
Production Designer
Paul Irwin
Sound
Ben Mullins
Music
Mudshark Audio
Principal Cast
Gary Kitching

Genre

Production Company

Superkrush Films
20A, Nun Street,
Newcastle NE1 5AQ
UK

T +44 191 233 2001

info@superkrush.com
http://www.superkrush.com
http://www.shank.org.uk