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Beast

Beast

Michael Pearce

United Kingdom | 2017 | Genre: Drama | first feature film | running time: 107’

"Wild at heart, weird on top, but pretty wonderful"
Leslie Felperin - The Hollywood Reporter

festivals & awards

Platform, Toronto International Film Festival 2017

synopsis

Moll (Jessie Buckley) is 27 and still living at home, stifled by the small island community around her and too beholden to her family to break away. When she meets Pascal (Johnny Flynn), a free-spirited stranger, a whole new world opens up to her and she begins to feel alive for the first time, falling madly in love. Finally breaking free from her family, Moll moves in with Pascal to start a new life. But when he is arrested as the key suspect in a series of brutal murders, she is left isolated and afraid. Choosing to stand with him against the suspicions of the community, but with her own growing fears, Moll finds herself forced to make choices that will impact her life forever.

info

Beast
original title

Beast

genre

Drama

country

United Kingdom

running time

107’

produced by

Agile Films – United Kingdom

in co-production with

Stray Bear Productions – United Kingdom

directed by

Michael Pearce

sales

Protagonist Pictures

In a small island community, a troubled young woman falls for a mysterious outsider who empowers her to escape her oppressive family.
TFL Programmes

FrameWork 2012
Script&Pitch 2011

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Michael Pearce

Scriptwriter, Film Director

michael@michael-pearce.com

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Kristian Brodie

Production

kristian@thisisveryfine.com

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Myles Payne

Production