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True North

True North
  • 2006
  • UK/Ireland/Germany
  • 96 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Steve Hudson
  • Written by: Steve Hudson
  • Cast: Martin Compston, Peter Mullan, Gary Lewis, Steven Robertson, Angel Li
  • Website: www.truenorth-film.com

Well-intentioned drama about the moral dilemmas facing the impoverished crew of a Scottish fishing boat who try and solve their financial problems by illegally transporting a group of Chinese immigrants into the UK. A worthy attempt at raising awareness of immigration issues somewhat undone by a too-glib final act.

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True North

6 Sep 20073 stars

Without the knowledge of their skipper (Gary Lewis), Sean (Martin Compston) and sexed-up crewmember Riley (Peter Mullan) agree to solve their financial problems by illegally transporting a group of Chinese immigrants into the UK. As conditions worsen…

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