Steve Hudson

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True North

Nominated for Best Directorial Debut, British Independent Film Awards 2006film
ProducerSonja EwersStarring
  • Martin Compston
  • Gary Lewis
  • Angel Li
  • Peter Mullen
    Distributor Ariel Films Production Company Rosebud Films & BBC Films

    Written and directed by Steve Hudson, True North boasts a fine central perforamnce from Peter Mullen as a crewman of a North Sea trawler whose skipper, played by Gary Lewis, has been forced to turn to people smuggling in a desperate effort to save their business from bankruptcy.

    After premiering at the Toronto Film Festival True North went on to recieve many awards and nominations including a nomination for Best Debut Director at the British Independent Film Awards and four Scottish BAFTA nominations including Best Film and Best Screenplay.

    True North