Isaac and the Ram
Coming to cinemas and local communities around the UK, in April 2020
ISAAC AND THE RAM is an emotional thriller that follows ISAAC, a homeless queer teen, who is offered a place to stay for the night by HANK, a misanthropic nightclub bouncer, after getting mugged by a far-right gang.
Desperate, Isaac follows this terrifying man into his lonely flat and is told to take off his clothes and get clean.Alone in the bathtub, Isaac realises that he will have to exchange sex for shelter. However, Hank is mortified at the idea.
As the unlikely pair negotiate the terms of their relationship, Hank’s violent past explodes into the flat. Isaac is forced to make a choice: weather the night with this volatile stranger or ask the family who disowned him for rescue. To survive, each of them will have to face their troubled pasts. To feel safe, they must let one another be truly vulnerable.
Commissioned through The Uncertain Kingdom.
Home, Manchester / March 28th 2020 / Tickets
Written by Edward Cripps
Produced by Yaw Basoah & Brett Webb