Thriller - Development 2020

A rogue surgeon is persuaded by a fascist organisation to perform an illicit operation in order to execute a revenge attack on terrorists who killed his family.

    • Year of production
    • 2020
    • Genres
    • Thriller
    • Countries
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 110 mn
    • Synopsis
    • The story of Vanguard is set in the near future of a post-Brexit Britain, amidst the political turmoil and rise of right wing British fascists. Having lost his son in a terrorist bombing at a carnival, surgeon Frank Jackson is a broken man and when his sister, who was also badly injured, finally dies he is targeted by Scrub the leader of a white supremacist group called the Vanguard and recruited to undertake illicit surgery and become a deadly rogue weapon in a revenge attack on suspected terrorists. But nothing is what it seems and when innocent people start to die the shocking truth starts to unfold and he realizes his terrible mistake. Who is calling the shots? Where does the chain of command end and what is their true agenda? Can Frank outwit them all and prevent a terrible atrocity before time runs out and he too becomes a victim?

      Vanguard fires a warning shot to a post-Brexit Britain, descending into the dark ages of racial intolerance, distrust and deceit. Where white supremacists lurk in the dark and a shadow government condones unimaginable atrocities to sway public opinion.
      This is the dystopian world of Vanguard capable of turning a surgeon’s unique skills against his fellow man, as he seeks revenge on suspected terrorists that killed his family? This is Vanguard, an original British psychological thriller about a surgeon and written by a surgeon.
      In this treacherous near future of the Vanguard what hope remains when you can’t even trust your doctor?