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Hard Times
Wales Premiere

Hard Times

19 minutes
Amidst London's cost of living crisis, a struggling father risks his and his daughter's safety for a desperate paycheck.
Genres: Drama, Thriller
Content Warnings: Mild Language, Mild Action, Mild Violence, Strong Sexual Content
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Hard Times," set in Hackney, London, follows Danny (Elliot Warren), a man grappling with the challenges of fatherhood under the strain of the cost of living crisis. In the Army and Navy pub, his life intersects with pub regulars, barmaid Joan (Clare Perkins), friend Mike (Reis Daniel), daughter Jess (Lexi Lancaster), and his ex-partner (Olivia Grace Brady). When unexpectedly left with Jess, Danny makes a risky decision to involve her in a dangerous job for a needed paycheck. The film escalates with the arrival of Teef (Alessandro Babalola), leading to a climax where Danny confronts the consequences of his choices, especially on Jess. "Hard Times" is a stark portrayal of the struggles in tough socioeconomic conditions.
Studio: Another Footnote
Producers: Tom Abbosh
From: United Kingdom
Produced In: United Kingdom
Directors: Elliott GonzoElliot Warren
Writers: Elliot Warren
Lead Actors: Elliot WarrenLexi Lancaster
Supporting Actors: @elliotwarren @its_lexilou_ @clareperkinsofficial @oliviagracebrady @reisydee @alessandro.babalola Hannah Traylen
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