A mosaic of a small town and the human soul.
The people in Forres don't work. Between 9 and 5 they dissolve into the pubs, where the light shines in their midst as a warm glow. Then the stranger Bodkin arrives into town. He has come to this remote corner of Europe to hide and to lay low. This turns out to be impossible in a place where rumours spread faster than the plague. All characters except Bodkin are real people playing themselves. Red James, a Scotsman who has spent time in various prisons in the UK, narrates the story.
79' / DCP / colour
Original title: BODKIN RAS
Dir: Kaweh Modiri
Prod: Revolver (NL)
Co-prod: Inti Films (BE)
Sc: Kaweh Modiri
D.O.P.: Daan Nieuwenhuis
Completed: October 2015
Cast: Sohrab Bayat (A list of Angels), Lily Szramko, James Macmillan (My Parents Are Aliens), Eddie Paton.
Festivals & awards a.o.:
International Film Festival Rotterdam - FIPRESCI Award
Krakow International Festival of Independent Film
Festival of Film Producers (Poland) - Main Award
Viennale - Vienna International Film Festival
First feature film.
MY BURGLAR AND I (Short, 2010) Award: René Coelho Award Netherlands Media Art Insitute.