Richard Ayoade’s written the script for ‘The Double’ with Ave Korine (Harmony’s brother), loosely inspired by Dostoyevsky’s novel of the same name. In the book a shy, humble clerk is driven to a breakdown after meeting his doppelgänger – a man who looks just like him but, unlike him, is popular, and confident.
The melodramatic premise is as old as the hills: two baby boys – one from a working-class family, the other from a wealthy one – are switched at birth by a hospital nurse, and the parents must face the emotional fallout when the error is discovered six years later.
‘Parkland’ examines what transpired at Dallas’s Parkland Memorial Hospital in the hours after the shooting of JFK, as first the President then his alleged murderer Lee Harvey Oswald both expired in the same building.
Inspired by the Oscar Wilde fairytale, ‘The Selfish Giant’ follows two young ruffians, Arbor (Conner Chapman) and Swifty (Shaun Thomas), as they get in ever deeper with a cantankerous, potentially dangerous scrap merchant with the unlikely name of Kitten (Sean Gilder).
An adaptation of Michel Faber's novel about a mysterious hitchhiker stalking the Scottish countryside. Played by Scarlett Johansson, this enigmatic traveller is in fact an alien, sent to Earth to prey on our species.