Director: Peter Day
Producers: Peter Day, Rob Alexander, Grant Keir (Faction North)
Executive Producers: Sylvia Stevens, Bizzy Day, Mark Thomas
Editor: Rob Alexander
Contributors: Rikke Brewer, Aiden Knox
Sales: Journeyman Pictures
Screen Scotland funding: The film accessed £10,000 through Screen Scotland’s Film Development and Production Fund to support Faction North to deliver this Scottish, English and Welsh co-production.
Rikke Brewer and best friend Aiden Knox, working-class teenagers, hone their gravity defying UrbEx and Parkour skills, dreaming of escape from boring Guildford. Behind the spectacular stunts and millions of online ‘likes’ lies a darker story — a friend’s traumatic death and fragile mental health — threatening to rip their lives apart.
Rikke and Aiden. Credit: Hector Pitt
World Premiere: Off the Rails will premiere at Sheffield Doc Fest 2022.
Still from Off the Rails. Credit: Faction Films