Sunset Heights: Directed by Colm Villa. With Toby Stephens, Jim Norton, James Cosmo, Patrick O'Kane. A city has law and order enforced by punishment squads. When a boy is found murdered a culprit is sought and put to death. But another child is killed and the city becomes convinced that it is a soul risen from the dead seeking vengeance.
An uneasy peace has hung over the city for a number of years now. Law and order is maintained by two rival gangs, the Boilermen and the Westies. Between them they rule the city. Luke Bradley is an ordinary citizen who has avoided being involved with either of the gangs, until his child is murdered, the latest in a series of child killings which ...
1999Directed by Colm Villa. Synopsis. Irish thriller starring Toby Stephens. Belfast of the near future finds the city ruled by two rival law-enforcing punishment squads. When Luke Bradley (Stephens)'s son is found murdered, suspicion falls upon the local preacher (Jim Norton).
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Toby Stephens in one of his earlier movies - Sunset Heights (1997). SPOILER! Music: Natalie Merchant "My Skin".
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Colm Villa's Sunset Heights is a futuristic thriller set in Northern Irelqande ten years after the British Army has withdrawn from the scene. The film gives Ulster's long running sectarian conflict a different spin by projecting the current situation into a future where law and order has broken down completely and rival gangs are not labelled ...
Rank Film Laboratories, Denham, UK (color and prints) Negative Format : 35 mm (Fuji) Cinematographic Process : Spherical Printed Film Format : 35 mm (Fuji)
4 nov 2018 · Sunset Heights (1999) Set sometime in the near future in an Ireland free of British rule, two ruling gangs come together over the abduction and death of several small boys. The most recent occurrence, the drowning of Luke Bradley’s son, seems to point to a man known as The Preacher. Once his guilt is decided, the gangs offer Bradley the ...