True North

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  • Genre(s): Drama Thriller
  • Release year: 2006
  • Running time: 96 min
True North is a 2006 Scottish drama film directed by Steve Hudson and starring Martin Compston, Peter Mullan, Gary Lewis and Steven Robertson as sailors aboard a Scottish fishing boat smuggling illegal immigrants from China into the United Kingdom. The... read more
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True North is a 2006 Scottish drama film directed by Steve Hudson and starring Martin Compston, Peter Mullan, Gary Lewis and Steven Robertson as sailors aboard a Scottish fishing boat smuggling illegal immigrants from China into the United Kingdom. The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in Canada on 11 September 2006 and was also shown at the Max Ophüls Festival in Germany, the Karlovy Vary Film Festival in the Czech Republic, the Copenhagen International Film Festival in Denmark and the Ourense International Film Festival in Spain. There is a 2014 Korean film, Haemoo, with the same story which is attributed to a 2007 stage play by the same name.

Original Release

09/11/2006

US Release

09/11/2006

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Cast

Peter Mullan Riley
Martin Compston Sean
Gary Lewis Skipper / The Skipper
Steven Robertson Koch / The Cook
Angel Li Su Li
Hark Bohm Pol
Pat Kiernan Henri
Li Jun Wang Chinese Farmer
Ren Hao Moon Face
Shi Ming Snakehead
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Steve Hudson

Writers

Steve Hudson

Cast

Peter Mullan Riley
Martin Compston Sean
Gary Lewis Skipper / The Skipper
Steven Robertson Koch / The Cook
Angel Li Su Li
Hark Bohm Pol
Pat Kiernan Henri
Li Jun Wang Chinese Farmer
Ren Hao Moon Face
Shi Ming Snakehead
Tutu Babatunde African girl
Anna Breuer Svetlana
Maurice Byrne Barman
Yvonne Costello Barmaid
Ning Ning Gho Immigrant
Ren Hang Immigrant
Li Rong Huang Immigrant
Feng Hui Immigrant / Snakehead
Lei Jia Immigrant
Han Jun Immigrant

Producers

Helmut Breuer Executive Producer
Claire Chapman Executive Producer
Jamie Laurenson Executive Producer
David M. Thompson Executive Producer
Joachim Sturmes Producer
Sonja Ewers Producer
Benjamina Mirnik Producer
Eddie Dick Producer
Des Martin Producer
David Collins Producer

Editors

Andrea Mertens

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