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Small Time Obsession

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Synopsis

Small Time Obsession is a story of love and betrayal set amongst South London's Polish community.

Michael Korczynski has his heart set on training and racing greyhounds at his local stadium but is under pressure from his father to take charge of the family delicatessen. Steve is an orphan with a passion for classic cars and John is a talented musician struggling to come to terms with his depressed mother.

Both out of loyalty as friends and the need to earn money to keep their dreams alive, all three do work for amiable wide-boy, Chris, who seems to be heading inevitably towards a life of crime. This is further underlined when Chris forms a relationship with small-time villain Geordie, who is, in turn, trying to manoeuvre himself into the established underworld.

Unsettled by Chris' increasingly criminal ambitions, Michael becomes torn between loyalty to his friend and his own needs and desires which include an, as yet undisclosed, infatuation with Chris' long-standing girlfriend, Ali. However when Michael overhears Ali telling Chris that she is pregnant and Chris denying his responsibilities, he is incensed and decides to make a stand.

Details

Year
2000
Type of film
Features
Running Time
119 mins
Format
35mm Kodak
Director
Piotr Szkopiak
Producer
Piotr Szkopiak
Editor
Piotr Szkopiak
Director of Photography
Niels Reedtz Johansen
Sound
John Carr
Music
Martin Bell
Principal Cast
Alex King, Juliette Caton, Jason Merrells, Oliver Young, Richard Banks, Kirsten Parker
Screen Writer
Piotr Szkopiak

Genre

Production Company

Solo Films Limited
Flat 3
15 Red Post Hill
London SE24 9JJ
UK

solofilms@hotmail.co.uk

Sales
Company

Screen Media Ventures
757 Third Ave.- 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10017
USA

info@screenmedia.net