An apartment block about to be demolished. Twelve tenants waiting for relocation. A sniper who is methodically wiping them out. These are the wickers used to weave this screenplay by James Moran (Severance), taken to the screen by James Nunn and Ronnie Thompson in their debut behind the camera. Following in the working class lines that seem to have taken over British genre these last few seasons (as is the case, also this year in Sitges, with Citadel), Tower Block is an exciting and very black clockwork mechanism that turns a suburban building into a mortal mousetrap.
James Nuny i Ronnie Thompson
Nunn has been working as an assistant director for a decade, and is presently preparing a film about hooligans. Thompson worked as a prison employee, documenting this experience in his book Screwed, taken to film in 2011. Tower Block is the feature length debut for both of them.
Edition: 2012 Section: Fantàstic Panorama Original language: