British Scenes / World premiere

Borrowed Time

  • Jules Bishop /
  • UK /
  • 2012 /
  • 86 mins

Theo Barklem-Biggs, Phil Davis, Warren Brown, Juliet Oldfield, Perry Benson / Fiction / English

Kevin, an inept young would-be criminal, needs money fast to pay back the local crime lord, a sword-wielding sociopath. Breaking into the home of an eccentric recluse seems to Kevin a likely plan, until the enraged old man unexpectedly shows up with a gun. The strange bond that forms between these two misfits becomes the premise of this unusual comedy-drama produced through Microwave, Film London’s micro-budget feature-film fund in partnership with BBC Films and the production company Parkville Pictures.

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  • #1 Jay Tee / Friday 22 June, 2012 / 09:23 GMT

    A thoroughly engaging & enjoyable film, well acted & well put together.
  • #2 Who's The Daddy / Saturday 23 June, 2012 / 12:49 GMT

    Excellent movie, funny & sad, dark humour mixed with pathos. Will make you cry and belly laugh in the space of one scene. Great storyline with brilliant perfomances from main characters and supporting cast. well worh a visit to the cinema and well worth the money you'll pay for the ticket. I hear bafta nominations
  • #3 finger onthe pulse / Saturday 23 June, 2012 / 13:01 GMT

    wow what a movie!! Check out that Kevin geezer if he doesn't make you cry and laugh and wanna give him one big hug and kiss on the smacker then you aint got no heart and soul. gob smacking performances, bangin' script, great storyline. what can i say - go and see it...
  • #4 Lady G / Saturday 23 June, 2012 / 13:43 GMT

    Scouse ninja's, Shadow men, psycho steptoe and a Loser main character with flashes of Robert De Niro. This film is full of surprises and never ceases to entertain. Trainspotting meets shakespearian tragi-comedy meets dickensian melodrama. It takes you to the depths of despair and then gently lifts you. This film has the lot and more. With added Hints of Peter Schaffer, Joe Orton and even Becket in the black humour/ dark comedic techniques displayed in the writing. If the industry has a soul and the public have a heart it should do well.

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