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Borrowed Time

Borrowed Time
  • 2012
  • UK
  • 86 min
  • Directed by: Jules Bishop
  • Cast: Theo Barklem-Biggs, Phil Davis, Warren Brown, Juliet Oldfield, Perry Benson

The story of two totally contrasting figures who come together in the most hostile of circumstances, only to form an unlikely bond that will help them both find a way out of their respective troubles.

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Borrowed Time

Kevin, an inept young would-be criminal, needs money fast to pay back the local crime lord, a sword-wielding sociopath. Breaking into the home of an eccentric recluse seems to Kevin a likely plan, until the enraged old man unexpectedly shows up with a gun. The strange bond that forms between these two misfits becomes the premise of this unusual comedy-drama produced through Microwave, Film London’s micro-budget feature-film fund, in partnership with BBC Films.

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Borrowed Time

6 Sep 20134 stars

A low-key British comedy-drama with witty script, smart direction and spot-on performances

There’s nothing flashy about this low-budget, low-key British comedy-drama, but it’s an absolute delight thanks to a warm and witty script, smart, no-nonsense direction and spot-on – and occasionally priceless – turns from a cast comprised largely of…

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