The Works boards LFF hit Kelly + Victor
EXCLUSIVE: Kieran Evans’ acclaimed debut [pictured] stars Antonia Campbell-Hughes and Julian Morris as young lovers in Liverpool.
The Works International has boarded international sales of well-received LFF love story Kelly + Victor, whose soundtrack includes Viking Moses and former Coral member Bill Ryder Jones.
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Screen Star of Tomorrow Antonia Campbell-Hughes and Julian Morris star in the raw love-story about a pair of young lovers from a tough city who suddenly find a new reason to live.
Writer-director Kieran Evans makes his feature debut on the adaptation of Niall Griffiths’ novel, which had its world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival. Janine Marmot produces.
The acclaimed soundtrack features former Coral band member Bill Ryder Jones and singer Viking Moses.
Clare Crean of The Works International said: “We are delighted to be representing Kieran Evans’ impressive directorial debut. Antonia Campbell-Hughes and Julian Morris both give outstanding performances and Kelly + Victor is a stunning and profoundly moving piece of cinema.”
The film marks the fourth collaboration between The Irish Film Board and The Film Agency for Wales, who also co-developed the project with Film4 and Hot Property bringing Griffiths’ novel to a new audience. The film is co-funded by Domino Publishing Company.
The Works’ AFM slate also includes Australian comedy-horror 100 Bloody Acres and screenings for comedy-drama Good Vibrations and thriller Ashes.