PREVIEW: The Toll (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Michael Smiley (Kill List), Annes Elwy (The Passing), Iwan Rheon (The Dirt), Paul Kaye (Creation Stories), Gary Beadle (In the Heart of the Sea), Steve Oram (Sightseers), Evelyn Mok (Spider-Man: Far From Home), Darren Evans (Submarine), Gwyneth Keyworth (Elfie Hopkins), Dewi Morris (film debut), Julian Glover (For Your Eyes Only), Sarah Breese (film debut), Ioan Hefin (Cymru Fach), Hefin Rees (film debut), Martyn Stallard (Kerb Crawlers), Dean Rehman (Blue Monday), Dan Skinner (High-Rise), Carys Eleri (Jonesy), Meghan Tyler (I.Q YOU)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Ryan Andrew Hooper (film debut), director; Matt Redd (film debut), writer; Mark Hopkins (film debut), producer; Rael Jones (Suite Française), composer; Adrian Peckitt (In Me), cinematographer; John Richards (It’s a Boy Girl Thing), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

On the quiet border of Pembrokeshire in Wales, a lowly toll booth operator (Smiley) hides from his criminal past in the one place that nobody would think to look. However, when his past eventually catches up with him, he enlists the help of some local eccentrics to shift the scent away from suspicious police officer Catrin (Elwy)…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Not to be confused with the recent Shudder horror of the same name, this Wales-set dark comedy that also happens to be called The Toll features fun performances from character actors like Michael Smiley and Iwan Rheon, and plenty of irreverent pitch-black humour.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 27TH AUGUST 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE, AND AVAILABLE TO RENT/BUY ON DIGITAL PLATFORMS, INCLUDING AMAZON PRIME VIDEO

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