Barbadian Short Drama Thriller: “REDEMPTION” TRAILER, FINAL VERSION
Written and Produced by Sean Michael Field, Redemption is a dramatic short film about two brothers, Onaje Sealy (Sean Michael Field, KFC Grill Sergeant) and Asante Sealy (Simon Alleyne, Keeping up with the Joneses) who furiously search for the truth behind their father’s sudden death. The story takes an unusual twist when they come to find out that there is much more to the cover up than they had ever expected. The brothers take matters into their own hands and dish out a brand of justice that exacts the type of redemption they both seek.
The story is filmed on location in Barbados and features a who’s who of Bajan talent such as Levi King (The Kite Flyer), Tony Thompson (The Polished Hoe), Vilmore Johnson (Mr. Give-a-way Man, HOTT FM 95.3), Glenn Benjamin (NRG) plus Trinidadian Jeanille Bonterre (Hit for Six, TEMPO) as the female lead.
The film was co-produced by Kerri Birch and Chantal Graham for Iland Boy Films. Founded in 2011, Iland Boy Films, based in New York, specializes in films that incorporate unique qualities of the Caribbean, its people, and its culture to bring to life rich, compelling stories and inspiring messages.
The film is 24mins long and will soon be ready for theatrical screening at a special VIP screening in Barbados and a fringe showing weekly at the Olympus Theatres. The target audience for the short are West Indians in the Caribbean and Diaspora ages 18-50. Redemption was shot on Location in Barbados with the Panasonic AF100 from Black Mamba Project’s Andrew Jemmott and Nick King behind the camera as 1st AC. The desire to create high quality films for worldwide distribution is the goals for Iland Boy Films. Redemption is an opportunity to do just that for the Caribbean and its diaspora.