TALES OF BABYLON (2022) British crime thriller – trailer

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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.


Plot synopsis:
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.

Filming locations:
London Docklands, Brixton, Greenwich, Hammersmith and Hoxton.


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