The Premiere

Cornerhouse, 8pm.
£5 / £3.50 concs.
To book call: 0161 200 1500

Version is not just a showcase but a unique film production project, and this year’s festival culminates in the premiere of four new films specially produced for the occasion:

Witness Protection
Dir: Sarah Eyre
Based on a short by new writer Guy Ware
A man is assigned a new identity after witnessing a brutal murder;

Letters Home
Dir: Ron Wright
Based on a story by Martyn Bedford
An asylum seeker attempts to adjust to life in an evidently racist northern town, set against the backdrop of the Lee Bowyer/Jonathan Woodgate trial of 2002;

The Sorting Out
Dir: Gwendolen Osmond
Based on a story by Christopher Priest
A woman returns home after a long day in town to discover her house has been broken into and the intruder may still be there,

and Finding Polish
Dir: Caleb Shaffer
Based on a story by M. Y. Alam
A young loan shark, attempting impress his uncle in the family business, attempts to chase up a decades-old debt, and in doing so uncovers a dark secret.

Finding PolishLetters HomeThe Sorting OutWitness Protection

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Version Film Festival is sponsored by Lion Eyes

Festival & Commission Partner Futureworks

With support from The Granada Foundation

Organised by Comma Press