Hard Times & Great Expectations by Nick Quantrill

A short film adapted from Hull crime writer Nick Quantrill’s debut novel ‘Broken Dreams’.

Private Investigator Joe Geraghty meets a client at the Hull Pierhead, hoping to gather information on a missing person case he is investigating. Instead, he gets a lesson on the history of the waterfront and an ex-trawlerman’s views about the future of the city.

The film is by Dave Lee (director of much-praised Philip Larkin shorts ‘Here‘ and ‘Bridge For The Living‘) and narrated by Hull-born actor Paul Popplewell (‘Tyrannosaur’, ‘Black Mirror’).

The film was made for the Humber Mouth literary festival 2012 and is copyright Dave Lee (the film) and Nick Quantrill (the words).

 

Words: Nick Quantrill

Read: Paul Popplewell

Film: Dave Lee

 

A press image is available for the film, here: http://bit.ly/KhxbZc

‘Broken Dreams’ by Nick Quantrill is available from Caffeine Nights:http://www.caffeine-nights.com/

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