The Marker

2017

The Marker is a British redemption thriller following underworld criminal Marley as he struggles to overcome his feelings of grief and guilt after killing a young mother.

Marley is asked to identify the body of his estranged junkie mother. Later,in a fragile emotional state, he encounters a Romanian woman called Ana and her 9 year old daughter Cristina. During a confrontation over an unpaid debt he accidentally kills Ana.

Marley goes to jail for manslaughter but soon realises that Ana has returned as a manifestation of his guilt. Eventually they forge an uneasy truce on the understanding that he will take care of Cristina upon his release.

By the time Marley is released, Cristina is a teenager. He discovers that she has been absorbed into a dark world of corruption and people trafficking. He must use his criminal skills and knowledge of the brutal underworld to track her down.

This is a redemption story of the deepest, darkest noir in the territory of ‘Un Proph├Ęte’ or ‘Biutiful’ with some breathtaking twists and action scenes.

Genre

Thriller

Language

English

Country

United Kingdom

Run Time

102 min

Status

Completed

Director

Justin Edgar

Producers

Ian Sharp
Rebecca Joerin-Sharp
Alex Usborn

Cast

Frederick Schmidt
John Hannah
Ana Ularu

Festivals

Stills