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SHIFTY

by Eran Creevy

synopsis

Shifty, a young crack cocaine dealer in London, sees his life quickly spiral out of control when his best friend returns home. Stalked by a customer desperate to score at all costs, and with his family about to turn their back on him for good, Shifty must out-run and out-smart a rival drug dealer, intent on setting him up for a big fall. As his long time friend Chris, confronts the dark past he left behind him, Shifty is forced to face up to the violent future he's hurtling towards.

international title: Shifty
original title: Shifty
country: United Kingdom
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Eran Creevy
film run: 85'
release date: UK 24/04/2009
screenplay: Eran Creevy
cast: Riz Ahmed, Daniel Mays, Jason Flemyng, Nitin Ganatra, Jay Simpson, Dannielle Brent, Francesca Annis, Kate Groombridge, Jason Maza
cinematography by: Ed Wild
film editing: Kim Gaster
art director: Erik Rehl
costumes designer: Rebecca Duncan
music: Harry Escott, Molly Nyman
producer: Rory Aitken, Ben Pugh
production: Between The Eyes
distributor: Metrodome Distribution
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