Canaries

By FHW Marketing
Image: Canaries  ©Alex Nevill
Image: Canaries ©Alex Nevill

SYNOPSIS 

In the style of Shaun of the Dead, The Lost Boys and Attack The Block, Canaries is a funny, dark and action-packed sci-fi horror comedy that pits a group of drunken friends on New Years Eve in a Welsh valley against an invasion task force of creepy time-travelling aliens. 

A kick-ass M.O.D agent, an insecure radio DJ and a kung fu master who owns the local B&B learn their new years resolution this year is simple: STAY ALIVE. 

 

WELSH CONNECTION

DIRECTOR/WRITER: Peter Stray is from Swansea. 

PRODUCER/LEAD ACTOR: Craig Russell is from Lower Cwmtwrch.

WELSH CAST: Robert Pugh (Game Of Thrones), Richard Mylan (Coupling, Waterloo Road), Hannah Daniel (Hinterland), Aled Pugh (Stella), Steven Meo (Gavin and Stacey) and Kai Owen (Torchwood). 

LOCATION: Filmed in Lower Cwmtwrch.

 

RELEASE

DATE: August 2017

FESTIVALS: World premiere at Fright Fest, Leicester Square, The Seville European Film Festival, Oscar affiliated Leeds International Film Festival and Abertoir - The International Horror Festival Of Wales. 

 

PRODUCTION DETAILS

DIRECTOR/WRITER: Peter Stray

PRODUCER: Craig Russell

CAST:  Robert Pugh, Richard Mylan, Hannah Daniel, Aled Pugh, Steven Meo and Kai Owen

 

TECHNICAL DETAILS

LENGTH: 84 mins

LANGUAGE: English

CERTIFICATE: 15 (TBC)

 

BOOKING DETAILS

CONTACT: samantha@devilworks.eu

 

FILM HUB WALES PROJECTS

The a preview of the film was screened for exhibitors at one of our Welsh Film Preview Days.