Tales of Babylon is a 2022 British crime drama thriller about two siblings who are trying to escape their abusive mobster grandfather.
Written, co-produced and directed by Pelayo De Lario (Jack). Also produced by Elena Conte.
The Ealing Productions-Groucho Arts co-production stars Clive Russell (Game of Thrones), Billie Gadsdon (Cruella), Aaron Cobham, Paul Cassidy, Maria Crittell and Ray Calleja.
Two siblings, looking to escape their abusive mobster grandfather, join forces with a pair of hitmen with a knack for the theatrical in their search for a new life in this tale of crime, violence, and redemption…
Writer-director Pelayo De Lario said: “Tales of Babylon is a compilation of stories from the points of view of different criminals in London, modern day Babylon. I wrote Tales of Babylon as a type of love letter to this city, a story compiling all the stories and characters that make this city unique, that make a melting pot of different cultures and stories, a city with a thousand different tales and just as many ways of telling them. I wanted to show a different side of the city I love so much, a side that felt more real to my experiences growing up here. Tales of Babylon intends to take a deeper look at what really makes London the way it is.
I also intend Tales of Babylon to be a new kind of movie, a movie created by a new type of filmmaker, one that caters to the wants and desires of a new generation of viewers who see the world and entertainment in a whole different way, who interpret films and tv with a different lens a different way of understating pacing and rhythm. A generation who needs constant gratification and seeks it everywhere they go”.
Tales of Babylon has just completed post-production and is now securing international distribution.
London Docklands, Brixton, Greenwich, Hammersmith and Hoxton.