Chained

15

104 minutes – Drama
Language: English
Festival release date: October 1, 2020 – Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF)
Release date: TBA
Production company: My Precious Pictures
Canadian distributor:

Taylor, a Black teenage boy is subjected to abuse by his father Pete (Adrian Holmes); he meets and befriends Jim (Aleks Paunovic), a criminal who has been left chained up in an abandoned warehouse, only to begin turning into an abuser himself as he learns the power of using violence to get what he wants and putting both their lives in peril.

Chained was named Best British Columbia Film by the Vancouver Film Critics Circle in March 2021 and its writer-director Titus Heckel was named The One to Watch, two of the six nominations it received from the VFCC.

Chained, movie, poster,

Crew:

Producer:

Rachelle Chartrand
Chester Sit

Executive Producer:

Michael Olsen

Director:

Titus Heckel

Screenwriter:

Titus Heckel

Cinematographer:

Vince Arvidson

Editor:

Jackie Dzuba

Composer:

Alfredo Santa Ana

Production Designer:

Jim Cliffe

Art Director:

Adrian Traquair (Set Decoration)

Costume Designer:

Maxyne Baker

Cast: Roles:

Marlon Kazadi
Aleks Paunovic
Adrian Holmes
Roark Critchlow
Andrea Agur
Leia Madu
Emily Holmes
Elija Fedoriuk
Dave Kenneth MacKinnon
Sarah Susie Wagner
Melanie Walden

Taylor
Jim
Pete
Detective Smith
Tina
Nora
Grace
Ronnie
The principle
Jenny
Ms. Harrington