THE TIC TAC MEN: PROLOGUE

By Sean MCINTYRE

CALLUMNY FILMS - as PROD / PROMO

Drama - Development 2019

Character study of actions, decisions and behaviours of a destitute father through to the consequences and prices to be paid by his young children through the prism of early 1920s, SP bookies and 'crooks like us'.

    • Year of production
    • 2019
    • Genres
    • Drama, Crime, Historical
    • Countries
    • AUSTRALIA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 9 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Sean MCINTYRE
    • 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: a 9 min short film that introduces the Tic Tac trilogy concept, its world and initial characters. 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