Who doesn’t love Paddy Considine?
The Northern actor and director (and silver fox) is perhaps one of our countries greatest talents. Everything he touches turns to instant gold. Whether that’s a stirring supporting act in recent glorious film Macbeth or tackling directing in powerful drama Tyrannosaur, or utterly excellent comedic timing in comedies such as Hot Fuzz…
… we all know Considine can tackle it.
Now he returns in both the directing chair and in front of the camera in recent feature – Journeyman.
The movie tells the story of a middleweight boxing champion who is approaching the end of his career. He knows that he must make money and get out of the game for the good of his wife and child. However, when a fight results in a coma, Matty awakes to find his whole personality altered and there,
Considine’s aforementioned work is very brutal and, already, the trailer packs many emotional punches. Plus, it’s more Considine, we’re not going to grumble at that. Also, it’s produced by Cornerstone Films, Film4 AND Studiocanal, so it is going to be amazing!
Journeyman promos at Cannes.