CRY OF THE CITY

Cry of the City tells us of the challenges that young people have to face in order to follow their dreams, in a haunting piece directed by Boldizsár Cr.
Boldizsar CR Director teamed up with Paul Rowland (Creative Director) to produce a memorable Fashion Film commissioned by Premier Model Management.
The film tells us of the challenges that young people have to face in order to follow their dreams in the Big City.
Facing alienation and financial hardships often can lead to bad decisions in life. We used style, music, mood and a tough dialog between copper and criminal sampled from Robert Siodmak’s Cry of the City.

  • Boldizsar CR
    Director
  • Boldizsar CR
    Writer
  • Boldizsar CR
    Producer
  • AARON RUTTER
    Key Cast
  • ROMAN
    Key Cast
  • GEORGE DICKINSON
    Key Cast
  • FINLAY GRANT
    Key Cast
  • WOODY
    Key Cast
  • VIVIEN LAWSON
    Key Cast
  • LETSTAT MCREE
    Key Cast
  • DOMINIC BOARDMAN
    Key Cast
  • JOSEPH GRIFFIN
    Key Cast
  • AMOS
    Key Cast
  • TOM POPPLETON
    Key Cast
  • SAFARI
    Key Cast
  • JACK MATHER
    Key Cast
  • CAMERON NJIE
    Key Cast
  • Paul Rowland
    Creative Direction
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 50 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 6, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Raindance Film Festival
    London
    United Kingdom
    September 23, 2017
  • London Short Film Festival
    London
    United Kingdom
    January 19, 2018
  • Aesthetica Short Film Festival
    York
    United Kingdom
    November 13, 2017
Director Biography - Boldizsar CR

Boldizsár is self-taught filmmaker with a background in video art. Born and raised in Budapest, Boldizsár drew on his love of classic and avant garde film-making and began to develop his own rich style. Moving from art film into more broadly narrative pieces as a director, Boldizsár manages to maintain the visual richness of his early work and a new mature venture into storytelling.

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Director Statement

Cry of the City is a multi layered, moral tale in a fashion context. Instead of giving answers it's more about raising questions. It is a celebration of being different, but also an expression of feelings possibly emerging from being alienated based on real or imagined reasons.