Music journalist Andrew Deeley (David Gyasi, Interstellar) lives in a high-rise tower block, cut off from the world, psychologically scarred after a vicious street attack. He spends his evenings watching his neighbours and becomes infatuated with Kem, a beautiful young Chinese woman. When Amy, a married woman he meets online, witnesses Kem’s kidnapping, Deeley tries and fails to get the police involved. He is left with no choice but to try and find Kem himself, fighting his own anxieties as he strives to find someone whom the world is happy to forget. Armed with only an Oyster card and a hammer, Deeley spirals into the heart of the Chinese Triad underworld. Hoping for a fresh start with the elusive Amy, Deely puts his life on the line as he fights to save Kem. Taxi Driver for the 21st Century, PANIC is a striking, breakout debut thriller from young British director Sean Spencer, with compelling performances from Gyasi and renowned stage actress Pippa Nixon.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Watch The Trailer For Sean Spencer's Neo-Noir Mystery Thriller, PANIC
UK filmmaker Sean Spencer has been busy in the past two years in front of film festival crowds with his chilling debut neo-noir thriller, Panic. Now, following its completion in late 2014 with various festival screenings under its belt including Dinard, LUFF at BFI, and earning a Best UK feature nod at Raindance, the film is finally heading to UK cinemas on September 23 and on VoD on October 3.
Among the cast also are Jason Wong, Yennis Cheung, Orion Lee, Brendan Soliman, Vera Chok and more. Catch the latest trailer below courtesy of Live For Films.