Over 68 films will screen at the 2016 Urbanworld Film Festival taking place September 21 to 25, 2016 at Manhattan’s AMC Empire 25.
NAME OF FILM: HONEYTRAP
DIRECTOR(S): Rebecca Johnson
STARRING: Jessica Sula, Luicen Laviscount, Ntonga Mwanza, Naomi Ryan, Danielle Vitalis, Lauren Johns, Tosin Cole, Savannah Gordon-Liburd, Modupe Adeyeye
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: In Brixton, London, 15-year-old Layla gets sucked into gang activity and sets up the boy who’s in love with her to be killed. Rebecca Johnson skillfully directs this compelling film with an eye for authentic detail, characters, and settings which makes the premise all the more believable and terrifying as it illustrates how obsessive love can drive people to do unspeakably horrible things. Similar to Andrea Arnold’s early work, the film transports you as a fly-on-the-wall into its gritty, working-class, poverty-stricken, troubled-youth, atmosphere in England.
HONEYTRAP, the harrowing rite-of-passage drama inspired by a real-life crime of love, betrayal and murder in 2009, has been acquired for release in the U.S. by Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY.
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