MONOCHROME

Monochrome is a psychological thriller about a disillusioned young woman who flees to the countryside after her boyfriend is arrested for hiding millions of pounds of stolen pension funds. Relying on casual work from wealthy landowners to survive, Emma exacts revenge for her indentured servitude, soon making her one of the most wanted killers in the country.

To hunt Emma down, the newly formed British Crime Agency hire a brilliant detective with the unusual neurological condition of synesthesia. Will he find her before more lives are lost and can he solve the secret of the hidden millions?

The film stars exciting new British talent Jo Woodcock (Land Girls, Dorian Gray) and singer songwriter Cosmo Jarvis, alongside a supporting cast which includes BAFTA winner James Cosmo (TV's Game of Thrones, Braveheart), Patrice Naiambana (Son of God, Highlander: The Source), Lee Boardman (London Boulevard, Jack & The Giant Slayer) and Steve Jackson (TV's Coronation Street), Liz May Brice (Resident Evil, Alien Vs Predator).

Monochrome is directed by Thomas Lawes, the director of the critically acclaimed 2012 documentary The Last Projectionist - which was officially selected for the BFI archive - and the award winning Southside Stories short films, which won two Royal Television Society awards.

The film was shot in multiple locations across the UK, including London, Birmingham and the Cotswolds. Electric Flix is based at the historic Electric Cinema in Birmingham, the UK's oldest working cinema.

 

FILM INFORMATION

STATUS

Post-Production

TERRITORIES SOLD

Poland, South Korea

RATING

N/A

YEAR OF PRODUCTION

2015

DIRECTOR

Tom Lawes

RUNNING TIME

112mins

STARS

Jo Woodcock, Cosmo Jarvis, James Cosmo, Lee Boardman, Liz May Brice, Richard Cordery