THE TIC TAC MEN

CALLUMNY FILMS - as PROD / PROMO

Crime - Development 2019

Character study of actions, decisions and behaviours of one generation through to the consequences and prices paid by latter generations through the prism of early 1920s, SP bookies and 'crooks like us'.

    • Year of production
    • 2019
    • Genres
    • Crime, Drama, Historical
    • Countries
    • AUSTRALIA
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Writer(s)
    • Sean MCINTYRE
    • Producer(s)
    • Sean MCINTYRE (CALLUMNY FILMS)
    • Synopsis
    • TAGLINE: Men Like Him. Women like Them. Crooks Like Us.

      GENRE: crime, history with cross-over into drama, action, thriller

      SMELLS LIKE: The Grifters MEETS The Shiralee MEETS The Sting MEETS Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries MEETS John wren MEETS squizzy tayor MEETS oliver gilpin

      ANY SPECIFIC INFO: most heavily influenced by Polish film-maker Krzysztof Kieslowski's 'Three Colours Trilogy', Frances Ford Coppola's 'Godfather' trilogy and the original novel by Margaret Mitchell: 'Gone With The Wind'.

      MARKET: horse-racing industry (worldwide), gambling industry (worldwide), swing community (dance - worldwide)

      SOUNDTRACK: Cairo Club Orchestra (Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries)

      THEMES: boldly and ambitiously aims to be a study of generations and the flow-on effect of: * actions, decisions and behaviours of one generation to the latter ones * consequences and prices paid by latter generations.

      MORE SPECIFIC INFO:
      The planned feature film trilogy project/concept - The Tic Tac Trilogy - is based on and adapted from 'The Tic Tac Men' an original short story by Sean McIntyre - his original work written, 10th August 2010, Exeter College, Oxford University (UK) at its Creative Writing Summer School. period piece, late 1918 to early 1937, think SP Bookies, the Great Depression and returned WWI veterans, Google book title: 'crooks like us'