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JUNKHEARTS

by Tinge Krishnan

synopsis

Frank is an ex-soldier, haunted by a violent past. He lives alone, drowning his nightmares with alcohol. Lynette, a young rough sleeper sits in the cold waiting for loose change to fall on her lap; but her luck seems to change when she meets Frank who despite his misgivings, offers her a place to stay. Their relationship blossoms. For the first time in years he sobers up and life takes on some meaning. But Lynette is not all she seems. Recruited by her drug dealer boyfriend, Danny, to find a new base for his dealing, she has targeted Frank. When her genuine fondness for him and their emerging friendship takes her by surprise, she attempts to break away from her previous life.

original title: Junkhearts
country: United Kingdom
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Tinge Krishnan
film run: 90'
release date: UK 04/11/2011
screenplay: Simon Frank
cast: Eddie Marsan, Candese Reid, Tom Sturridge, Romola Garai, Shaun Dooley
cinematography by: Catherine Derry
film editing: Alaistair Reid
art director: Kristian Milsted
music: Christopher N Bangs
producer: Andrew Eaton, Jeremy Gawade, Charles Parish
production: Coded Pictures
distributor: Soda Pictures
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