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The Spoiler

The Spoiler is the launch feature from The British Filmmakers Alliance, a tense, suspenseful Hitchcockian thriller concerning the siblings of the opulent but dysfunctional Darmoody family who entice their youngest brother Jesse into agreeing to his own kidnapping to help them extort their ailing father of his riches. However their descent into crime soon goes horribly, homicidally wrong, triggering a series of events that sends them, their father and Jesse hurtling towards a shattering climax.

  • Katharine Collins
    A Dying Breed, Fires we're Starting...
  • Katharine Collins
    A Dying Breed, Fires we're Starting...
  • Katharine Collins, Harry Eden
    A Dying Breed, Fires we're Starting...
  • Harry Eden
    Key Cast
    Oliver Twist, Pure, Flashbacks of a Fool, Peter Pan
  • David Gant
    Key Cast
    Braveheart, Whitechapel
  • Perry Fitzpatrick
    Key Cast
    This is England, The Three Musketeers
  • Joana Metrass
    Key Cast
    The Man from Uncle, Dracula
  • Keith Dunphy
    Key Cast
    Peaky Blinders, Black Death, Les Miserables
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  • Genres:
    Thriller, Drama, Suspence, Action
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 54 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    September 30, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    65,000 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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Director Biography - Katharine Collins

Katharine started feature film production company Wild Frontier Productions and made her first feature 'A Dying Breed' in 2008. Dismayed and frustrated by the lack of opportunities for, and the inherent obstacles presented to, independent filmmakers Katharine started The British Filmmakers Alliance in 2013. The British Filmmakers Alliance is a non profit organisation supporting independent filmmakers and actors with a commitment to spearheading change and creating our own platforms which will have a positive and far reaching benefit for us all. We have grown to 2,500 members since our formation.

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Director Statement

The Spoiler is the first film made in support of The British Filmmakers Alliance. in fact it's the launch feature. Aiming to emulate the style and intrigue of the recent spate of successful Nordic Noir dark dramas and thrillers we set out to a make a film where storytelling, acting and stunning visual images were key. Katharine's personal aim in filmmaking is represented by Wild Frontier's mission statement 'To make films which are daring, uncompromising, provocative and original, imbued by the triumph of the human spirit, the struggle against the human condition, and modern man's search for his soul'