Katie (Bronagh Taggart) wants to be able to handle herself, should she ever need to. Living alone in the house she grew up in, she makes a point of staying fit and strong, but her routine is disrupted when her da lands back home after fifteen years inside. Surprised by his estranged daughter’s new obsession, Kieran feels he finally has something to teach her, and initiates Katie into his old world: boxing. In the ring she takes the punches and tries to learn from her father, but getting Katie to drop her guard outside the ring will be Kieran’s toughest battle yet [view details on IMDb].
GUARD is a short film of undisputed pedigree. Written by and starring Bronagh Taggart (The Fall), it will be shot by BAFTA winner Michael Lennox (Boogaloo & Graham), and cast by multiple Emmy winner Robert Sterne (Game of Thrones). The film, with which Jonathan Harden will be making his screen directing debut, goes into production early in 2017.
The team are currently raising funds on Indiegogo. Find out more and back the project at www.belfastboxingfilm.com
You can also visit the dedicated GUARD site at: www.guardshortfilm.com
Honesty Inc. has numerous other stories in development, including a feature-length documentary film and several interview-based audio projects.