Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. The show that celebrates the best in independent film! is aiming for a delicate balance between crass and sweet, and it does hit the mark sometimes, but mostly falls short at landing the comedic/dramatic punches. Your email address will not be published. eval(ez_write_tag([[336,280],'filmthreat_com-box-4','ezslot_8',113,'0','0'])); The tone of the film changes dramatically then from Dinner With the Dursleys to Bollywood in Blackpool.
I never read Jennifer Niven's novel All The Bright Places. With their parents dead, orphans Omar and Pete are taken in by their darling Gran (Stephanie Fayerman). He was named a Screen International 'Star of Tomorrow' by global film publication Screen Daily: an international conglomerate of film journalists known for distinguishing rising talent. Antonio fell in love with acting at a very young age. In their teen years, Gran falls ill and they care for her until she passes. Eaten by Lions is a British comedy feature film written and directed by Jason Wingard. There, the youngsters’ experiences are drastically different. The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2016. Who is Allen Leech? His adoptive parents had one biological child, Pete (Jack Carroll), before they adopted him. Antonio Aakeel on IMDb: Movies, Tv, Celebrities, and more... Oscars Best Picture Winners Best Picture Winners Golden Globes Emmys San Diego Comic-Con New York Comic-Con Sundance Film Festival Toronto Int'l Film Festival Awards Central Festival Central All Events Who is Antonio Aakeel? That’s not to say their presence is totally absent, however. He was cast in his first leading feature film role as Omar in Eaten by Lions (2018), playing a young man in search of his estranged father. He's gained several supporting film roles and was cast as Nitin alongside Oscar winner Alicia Vikander in Warner Bros' Tomb Raider (2018) reboot, establishing himself as one of Britain's fast emerging talents. are registered trademarks / copyright their respective rights holders. For Pete, it’s a home. Pete is a disabled nerdy kid, where Omar is dark and dashingly handsome. Thinking he will need to travel to India, he finds rather that his father actually lives not so far away in Blackpool and he sets off, Pete insisting on going with him. So with... "Chicks, Man" is reminiscent of a lot of films that are out there today. Eaten by Lions (2019) Directed by Jason Wingard. British actor Antonio Aakeel is best known for his leading film role in the award winning Eaten by Lions (2018). eval(ez_write_tag([[580,400],'filmthreat_com-medrectangle-3','ezslot_1',111,'0','0'])); Jason Wingard directs British comedy Eaten By Lions, a buddy movie about brotherhood and the true nature of family reminiscent of Rory O’Shea Was Here with a bit of Bend it Like Beckham. An early news bulletin discloses the titular event: an unfortunate fate befalling the parents of the film’s young protagonists, uterine-brothers Omar (Antonio Aakeel) and Pete (Jack Carroll). String enough 14+ hour days together and a 8 hour day sounds... Film Threat cares about your privacy and the security of your information. At other times, such roles are reversed. The film stars Antonio Aakeel as Omar and Jack Carroll as Pete. Crucially, the point being made is that Omar and Pete are both different and the same: two well-meaning souls united by the bonds of brotherhood. And it’s here where Eaten By Lions‘ claws dig deepest. Blackpool is a new adventure for the boys.
eval(ez_write_tag([[580,400],'filmthreat_com-medrectangle-4','ezslot_3',112,'0','0'])); “…a gentle and well-intentioned look at family cultural differences…“.