PREVIEW: The Bike Thief (12A)

WHO’S IN IT?

Alec Secareanu (God’s Own Country), Anamaria Marinca (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days), Lucian Msamati (The International), Amir Boutrous (Aladdin), June Watson (The Death of Stalin), Aaron Neil (Paddington 2), Dempsey Bovell (The Witches), Micah Loubon (County Lines), Bobby Johnson (film debut), Chicho Tche (film debut), Jacob Avery (film debut)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Matt Chambers (film debut), director, writer; Lene Bausager (Cashback), Sophia Gibber (McKellen: Playing the Part) and Peregrine Kitchener-Fellowes (film debut), producers; Graham Hastings (film debut), composer; Nanu Segal (The Children), cinematographer; Tommaso Gallone (Game Therapy) and Dan Roberts (The Task), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

The Rider (Secareanu) is a hard-working delivery driver for a London pizza restaurant, providing whatever money he can earn for his family, including his wife Elena (Marinca). However, when his moped is suddenly stolen, the Rider must track down the thieves before he loses everything…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Alec Secareanu, who is best known for stealing and breaking hearts in Francis Lee’s God’s Own Country, makes for an impressionable leading man in this taut London-set thriller about a man doing whatever it takes to provide for his family.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

MONDAY 3RD MAY 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

RENT/BUY ON DIGITAL PLATFORMS, INCLUDING AMAZON PRIME VIDEO

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