Ola Orebiyi, Darragh Carey, and Bertrand Desrochers on A Brixton Tale | Slamdance 2021 [Exclusive Interview]

Ola Orebiyi
Ola Orebiyi stars in A Brixton Tale

Young love is unexpected. These couples tend to fall in love from different upbringings and worlds. And with any young love, it could lead to stupid decisions.

In A Brixton Tale, a young and affluent documentary filmmaker falls in love with her film subject, who grew on the streets of Brixton, England. However, an incident that causes him to defend her honor sends the couple into a whirlwind of trouble.

The film stars Jaime Winstone, Ola Orebiyi, Lily Newmark, Craige Middleburg, Barney Harris, Michael Maloney, Dexter Padmore, and Rose Kerr. Darragh Carey and Bertrand Desrochers directed the movie from a script written by Carey, Rupert Baynham, and Chi Mai.

Here’s the logline for the film:

A voyeuristic, wealthy vlogger finds herself drawn to a handsome, shy youth from the infamous Barrier Block housing project. Their relationship with each other, and with the camera, leads them down a dangerous path.

ALSO CHECK OUT: Sara Lynch, Saratops McDonald, and Matthew Wade on Cosmic Horror A Black Rift Begins to Yawn | Slamdance 2021 [Exclusive Interview]

LRM Online’s Gig Patta chatted with actor Ola Orebiyi, along with directors Darragh Carey and Bertrand Desrochers on the project. We talked about the Brixton neighborhood, filming in actual locations, and actress Lily Newmark.

Ola Orebiyi makes his feature film lead role with A Brixton Tale as Benji. Last year, he appeared in the film Limbo as Wasef and the short film Sandpaper. He will be seen in the Anthony Russo and Joe Russo film Cherry starring Tom Holland.

A Brixton Tale is the third directing project from the Darragh Carey and Bertrand Desrochers team. They collaborated on the previous two short films of Canot Camping and The Holt. Carey’s background is in advertising, specializing in television commercials for the past 13 years. He is a graduate of The London Film School, DIT, and Dublin City University. Desrochers founded Angstrom Films in 2012 to direct and edit music videos, live gigs, and web series. He is a graduate of The London Film School and was a videographer for Time Out London.

A Brixton Tale is now streaming at the Slamdance Film Festival until February 25. For ticket information, visit www.slamdance.com.

Watch the exclusive interview below. Let us know what you think.

Source: LRM Online Exclusive, Slamdance

Continue the LRM Online conversation on Discord by CLICKING HERE!

----- Have you checked out LRM Online’s official podcast feed yet The LRM Online Podcast Network? This includes our premiere podcast Breaking Geek Radio: The Podcast, GeekScholars Movie News, and our morning show LRMornings. Check it out by listening below. It's also available on all your favorite podcast apps! Subscribe on: Apple PodcastsSpotify |  SoundCloud | Stitcher | Google Play Grow Generation

Gig Patta

Gig Patta is a journalist and interviewer for LRM and Latino-Review since 2009. He was a writer for other entertainment sites in the past with Collider and IESB.net. He originally came from the world of print journalism with several years as a reporter with the San Diego Business Journal and California Review. He earned his MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management and BA in Economics from UC San Diego. Follow him on Instagram @gigpatta or Facebook @officialgigpatta.

Read Previous

17 Blocks Documentary Trailer Packs Emotional Punch of 20 Years of One Family Life

Read Next

Tom And Jerry Add Grammy-Award Winner Nicky Jam As Butch In Feature Film

This website is using Google Analytics. Please click here if you want to opt-out. Click here to opt-out.