Plot: A contemporary psychological thriller in which a young British couple travelling
through the Australian outback become involved with a mysterious and charismatic
American whose motive for imposing his friendship upon them becomes increasingly
suspect and sinister.
Cast: Shaun Evans, Amelia Warner and Scott Mechlowicz
Director: Ringan Ledwidge
Official Site: workingtitlefilms.com/film.php?filmID=95
Universal Pictures and Working Title Films are delighted to announce the release of GONE
across the UK and Ireland on March 9th. Alex and Sophie (Shaun Evans and Amelia
Warner) are fulfilling their dream of backpacking through Australia when they become
involved with a charismatic American called Taylor (Scott Mechlowicz). Accepting his offer
of friendship and his car, the three set off into the outback, but the further they go the
more suspect and sinister Taylor’s motives for imposing his friendship becomes. Making his
directorial debut, Ringan Ledwidge leads an exciting cast of up and coming British and
American screen talent in this edgy, psychological thriller, including Shaun Evans
(Teachers, Being Julia), Amelia Warner (Quills, Stoned) and Scott Mechlowicz (Mean
Creek, Peaceful Warrior).
Ledwidge is one of the UK’s leading directors of commercials and music videos and has
previously delivered high impact campaigns for world famous brands including Adidas and
Lynx. GONE is his first feature. GONE is produced by Nira Park and Deborah Balderstone
and executive produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Natascha Wharton and Jon Finn. The
film was shot entirely on location in Australia. Founded in 1983, Working Title Films has
been co-chaired by Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner since 1992. Between them, the pair has
produced more than 80 motion pictures, which have amassed more than $3.5 billion
worldwide. Working Title Films has a long-term agreement with Universal Pictures.
Universal Pictures in turn has an agreement with StudioCanal, whereby films produced by
Working Title are distributed in the US through Universal Pictures and internationally
through Universal and StudioCanal. Working Title Films is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NBC
Universal and produces exclusively for Universal Pictures, a division of Universal Studios
(www.universalstudios.com). Universal Studios is part of NBC Universal. Formed in May
2004 through the combining of NBC and Vivendi Universal Entertainment, NBC Universal is
80%-owned by General Electric, with 20% controlled by Vivendi Universal.
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