Sulphur and White

  • 2020
  • UK
  • Directed by: Julian Jarrold
  • Cast: Mark Stanley, Anna Friel, Dougray Scott, Emily Beecham

David Tait (Stanley) is a money trader and mountaineer who has a painful family secret. A true story of how the effects of horrendous abuse go on working well into adulthood, which unfolds into a quiet, unusual story about the redemptive power of love.

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Emily Beecham on Sulphur and White: 'It's a story about how love and support can help someone out of a dark place'

3 Mar 2020

Playing Vanessa Tait alongside Mark Chapman as David Tait, Little Joe actress talks about the film's important discussions of mental health and trauma

NSPCC Trustee and mountaineer, David Tait suffered sexual abuse as a child and suffered in silence for many years. Director Julian Jarrold and writer Susie Farrell tell his life-story so far in the moving drama, Sulphur and White. Covering his time…

Sulphur and White

2 Mar 20203 stars

GFF 2020: The tragic story of David Tait becomes a well-acted and somewhat shocking drama

That a survivor of abuse can become a high-flyer in finance and elsewhere is not unexpected. What is unexpected is the level of abuse and how it is depicted in Sulphur and White. Susie Farrell's script turns the biography of mega-money trader and…

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