Deadly Ground (2015)

Rick and Eve are a young couple of grifters who are hired to steal incriminating documents from a PMSC and incur the wrath of a fixer, who will stop at nothing to silence them.


Scott Forrest




Cast overview:
Jamie Forrest Jamie Forrest ... Rick
Jamie Melrose Jamie Melrose ... Eve
Mark Wood ... Sinclair
David West David West ... Mack
Nick Cheales Nick Cheales ... Murnau
Clarisse Loughrey Clarisse Loughrey ... Newsreader


Deadly Ground is a short film noir thriller made in Scotland. Taking influence and inspiration from classic American Film Noirs including The Big Sleep, Gun Crazy and This Gun For Hire, as well as modern thrillers including Heat and Drive. Shot in stark black and white with a tense and uneasy tone, the film is quick paced and follows several characters through a world of shadows and faceless corporate greed. Rick (Jamie Forrest) and Eve (Jamie Melrose) are a young couple of grifters, working a job in Glasgow, Scotland. Rick is a skilled burglar and can infiltrate anywhere, Eve is a tactician and manipulative con artist. Hired by underground journalist Mack (David West) to steal incriminating documents from a Private Military and Security Company employee; Sinclair (Mark Wood) they are faced with consequences they are not used to from previous, smaller jobs. Mercilessly hunted by the Company's 'fixer' Murnau (Nick Cheales), they must find a way back to each other by deviating from ...

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Short | Thriller

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Release Date:

25 October 2015 (UK) See more »


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GBP4,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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