★ Nominated for Best Directorial Debut, British Independent Film Awards 2006
Rosebud Films & BBC Films
Producer Sonja Ewers
Director Steve Hudson
Writer Steve Hudson
Martin Compston, Gary Lewis, Angel Li, Peter Mullen & Steven Robertson
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.