Bad Vibrations

Detective Thomas 'Bob' Roberts is on the trail of a murderer. Hoping to make a deal, he travels to a forgotten corner of the English coastline to meet Singer, a beguiling young woman with a dark secret. But as Bob sits down in the remote cafe to discuss terms with his mysterious foe, he is about to learn that his quarry has more than a way with words. In fact, the conversation Bob is about to have could, quite literally, blow his mind.

  • Ben Charles Edwards
    Father of Flies, The Wheels of Heaven
  • Chris Baker
  • Matt Fitch
  • Kirsty Bell
    A Bird Flew In, The Wheels of Heaven, Quant
  • Maddie Mills
    Key Cast
  • Nick Moran
    Key Cast
    "Detective Bob"
    Lock Stock & Two Smoking Barrels, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
  • Camilla Rutherford
    Key Cast
    Gosford Park, Phantom Thread
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    8 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    February 1, 2023
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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Director Biography - Ben Charles Edwards

Ben Charles Edwards is a British film producer and director who began his career working as a photographer. Upon the release of Edwards' feature debut, The British Film Institute remarked that "Charles Edwards’ has crafted distinctive, admirable work that seems to have emerged from the unseen margins of British cinema.”

Most recently Edwards created and directed The Wheels of Heaven feature film starring Mickey Rourke and Geoff Bell. Principal photography took place in Los Angeles, London and Bulgaria. Set for release Q4 2023

In 2020, he wrote, directed & produced psychological horror Father of Flies filmed in upstate New York and London which was in official selection at Raindance and Hollywood Film Festival 2021. It won Best Feature at Buenos Aires Film International Film Festival and Best Score & Best Sound Design at Paris International Film Festival.

In 2021 Edwards produced the feature documentary Quant - an insightful look into Mary Quant, One of the UK’s most renowned cultural figures, Quant was at the vanguard of the stylistic revolution of the 1960s and ‘70s, leading the charge away from convention and conservatism through the championing of ground-breaking designs including the miniskirt and hot pants. The film opened in competition at the BFI London Film Festival.
Edwards then produced the feature film A Bird Flew In (originally titled Alone).

Edward's production became the first UK film to start shooting since the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic took hold. A Bird Flew In is a black and white Cinéma Verité inspired feature film. Starring Sir Derek Jacobi, Jeff Fahey, Camilla Rutherford, Michael Winder, Morgana Robinson and Frances Barber. The story was conceived in the first week of lockdown and written in short order throughout confinement, the black and white film charts six interlinked narratives. The film is set in the UK and France.

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