Journeyman
Journeyman

Journeyman 15

Film

Please note: This was screened in March 2018

Director:
Paddy Considine
Cast:
Paddy Considine, Jodie Whittaker, Paul Popplewell
Duration:
92 mins, 2017, UK

Paddy Considine follows up his directorial debut Tyrannosaur with this knockout story of a boxer forced to rebuild his life after a near-fatal brain injury.

Matty (Considine) is a middleweight boxing champion nearing the end of his career planning one last fight to secure a home for his wife (Jodie Whittaker) and baby daughter. But hours after the epic fight he collapses. Awaking from the coma, the real fight begins - memory loss, personality changes, unexpected bouts of violence - and Matty must try to piece together a new life as his world disintegrates.

A powerfully moving story of loss, identity and adversity (with stunning performances by Considine and Whittaker), Journeyman packs an emotional punch.