FILMOGRAPHY - “HEARTLESS” (2009)
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Production Company: Matador Pictures/Starlight Places in association with Cinema Two and Regent Capital. UK Distribution by Lionsgate.
Director/Writer: Philip Ridley
Producer(s): Richard Raymond and Pippa Cross
Soundtrack: Nick Bicat, with Joe Echo as an honorable mention.
Genre: Psychological Thriller/Drama
- 22nd Leeds International Film Festival (2009) Grand Prize European Fantasy Film Silver Melies Award - Heartless
- 30th Oporto International Film Festival (2010) Fantasporto Grand Prize Best Film - Heartless; Best Actor - Jim Sturgess; Best Direction - Philip Ridley
- Toronto After Dark Film Festival (2010) Vision Awards, Best Independent Feature Film - Heartless
Release Date: Premiere at FrightFest August 31, 2009. UK theatrical release May 21, 2010; UK multi-platform release May 24, 2010.
Character: Jamie Morgan (lead)
Storyline Synopsis: Jim Sturgess stars as Jamie Morgan, a troubled young man struggling to cope with the mindless gang activity taking place around him on the streets of east London. After the violent death of his mother, fed up with the hand life’s delt him, Jamie makes a deal with the devil to become handsome. However, trouble ensues when he discoveres there is a price for his good looks. He has to become a killer