THE ROCK PILE

By John DEERY

JOEJACK ENTERTAINMENT - as PROD

Drama - Pre-Production 2017

THE ROCK PILE tells the story of British journalist, Bob Hastings, a Time Magazine war correspondent. Following traumatic events both at home and in the Middle East, Bob is reassigned to Jerusalem. In this divided city he finds his own redemption and a sense of reconciliation when he uncovers a story of three young boys of different faiths who are brought together through soccer. A twist of fate is set to change all their lives forever.

    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • UNITED KINGDOM, USA, ISRAEL
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • N/A
    • Director(s)
    • John DEERY
    • Writer(s)
    • David MCBRAYER
    • Producer(s)
    • John DEERY (Joejack Entertainment), David MCBRAYER (Z Productions LLC), Haim MECKLBERG (2-TEAM PRODUCTIONS)
    • Synopsis
    • Bob Hastings, a war correspondent for TIME Magazine, finds a compelling story about three young boys - a Muslim, a Jew and an Arab-Christian - who throw rocks at each other from atop mounds of building rubble in present-day Jerusalem. Ignoring the age-old prejudices of their families, through soccer the boys become friends but an unforeseen twist changes their lives forever. Moving, heart-warming, and not without humour, THE ROCK PILE resonates far beyond its geographical setting and does not take sides in the conflict. The story is an English language film, has worldwide appeal and is movingly told through the eyes of young children – the future generation in a war-torn region.
    • Partners & financing
    • We are looking to close finance and attach a sales company. A beautifully written script that does not take sides in the conflict. Worldwide rights available.
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Sep 01, 2017
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