Portfolio > The Films

This City Is An Illusion: The Debt, Part I (2019)
DV, 16mm
2:40.1
2019

Part factual document part fictional narrative. This City Is An Illusion: the debt (Part I) follows the fragmented psycho-odyssey of a London Soho Debt Collector, whose past, present and future congeal, his world splintering into a cyclic ritual of remembering, retelling and retribution.

Credits:
Written and Directed by Jake Astbury (2019)
Omar Shaker as Gabriel
James Tweedy as The Horse
Sarah Rush as Faith
Karen McCaffrey as Mrs Jones
Scarlet Rose McCaffrey as Little Girl

Technical Specifications:
Mini-DV using an ISCO-OPTIC Anamorphic Lens, cropped HD, Super8, 16mm.
Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1 / 1.33.1
Sound: Stereo
Colour and Black and White
UK
Duration: 21 minutes

Versions: 2009 16:9 Letterbox 70 minutes, 2019 16:9 Letterbox recut.