OFFICIAL SELECTION 2018
DIRECTOR : Joseph A. Adesunloye
COUNTRY : UK
YEAR : 2018
TIME : 82min
SK Nouveau 5, 12 Oct @ 2.30pm | Nu Metro 6, 14 Oct @ 10.15pm
aces is a multi-narrative feature film set across four storylines that follow a group of characters as their lives begin to unravel. Aisha is in a marriage that has become stale, when her wish to get pregnant finally becomes reality, she receives some very unexpected news. Louie and Gaspard are a gay couple who are happily in love but when Louie’s female financée suddenly shows up in the picture, all that they hold dear begins to fall apart. Adam and Luke are best friends, but an attack on Adam at a party threatens to create a schism between them. Sindiso runs a charity for women to which she has dedicated herself. When the centre begins to have financial troubles with the real risk of closing, Sindiso has to question her fundamental motivations.
In the middle of the bustling city we watch as their worlds begin spiralling apart.
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Joseph Adejuwon Adesunloye is a British-Nigerian film director-writer-producer. He was born in Lagos, Nigeria and grew up in London. Joseph developed an interest in film and theatre from a young age. In his teens he decided to pursue a career in film. He graduated from the University of Aberdeen with a Masters of Arts in English Literature and Film Studies and subsequently attended the London Film Academy. Plain Sight also premiered at Raindance and was nominated ‘Best British Short Film’.