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Shooting for Socrates

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Synopsis

Set during the 1986 World Cup when Northern Ireland met Brazil in the finals, the film tells the story of the Northern Ireland team’s momentous World Cup performance that year, through the eyes of players, fans (including a 10-year-old boy from East Belfast) and journalists. The film also includes the ‘wit and wisdom’ of Brazilian footballer Socrates de Souza.

Details

Year
2014
Type of film
Features
Running Time
92 mins
Director
James Erskine
Producer
James Erskine, Victoria Gregory
Executive Producer
Dominic Schreiber
Editor
Jason Savage
Screenwriter
James Erskine, Marie Jones
Director of Photography
Joel Devlin
Production Designer
Ashleigh Jeffers
Music
Andrew Simon McAllister
Principal Cast
John Hannah, Conleth Hill, Nico Mirallegro, Richard Dormer, Art Parkinson, Bronagh Gallagher, Sergio Mur

Production Company

New Black Films
2nd Floor, 5 Denmark Street
London
WC2H 8LP
+44 (0)20 7836 8660
info@newblackfilms.com
http://www.newblackfilms.com

Sales
Company

Metro International Entertainment
Ealing Studios
16 Lincoln's Inn Fields
Holborn
London
WC2A 3ED
+44 (0)20 7396 5301
sales@metro-films.com
http://www.metro-films.com