Private Project


Scales is a tense, claustrophobic drama that spends one evening with four characters, who are trapped in a combustable boiling pot of an apartment.

American boxer, Darnell, his PR manager and girlfriend, Maria, troubled entrepreneur Adam and drug dealer Keith are forced to question their relationships and loyalties, as sinister secrets come to the fore, threatening dangerous consequences.

Unsettling and unexpected, this dark tale of lies and manipulation will lead audiences on a voyeuristic and ill-fated journey that, like the four characters, their sensibility may not want to be a part of, but their curiosity certainly will, begging the question: 'How do you weigh trust?'

  • Nathan Hannawin
    Sleaford Mods: Invisible Britain, I Will Never Run
  • Joe Harvey
  • Anthony Vander
    Spar, Sweetboy, Hooligan, Housemates
  • Anthony Vander
    Key Cast
    The Fighter, Sweetboy, The Grandfather Paradox, Fresh to Death, Housemates
  • Nicola Roffe
    Key Cast
    EastEnders, Fast Girls, M.I. High, The Secret World of Sam King
  • Kamal Simpson
    Key Cast
    Never Let Go, Cortez, Benidorm, After You've Gone
  • Kane Surry
    Key Cast
    Have We Met Before?, The Barge People, Modern Love, Above the Fold, Mum Vs. The World, Kill Kane
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    Drama, Thriller
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 13 minutes 11 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 16, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    8,000 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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  • Student Project:
  • Los Angeles Film Awards

    United States
    Best Supporting Actor and Best Ensemble
  • Actors Awards

    United States
    Best Supporting Actor and Best Ensemble
  • Miami Independent Film Festival

    United States
    Official Selection
Director - Nathan Hannawin