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Beat

UK, 2013 (MIFF 2013)

Director: Aneil Karia

Ben Whishaw stars as a young man walking a thin line between euphoria and hopelessness, whose compulsive and erratic dancing to music that only he can hear makes him both vulnerable and threatening.

D/S Aneil Karia P Scott O'Donnell TD DCP 2013

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