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Boiling Point

That this hectic, fist-clenchingly tense drama, from British writer-director Philip Barantini, is shot in one take is a feat in and of itself, but it proves to be a mere garnish to this succulent story of pressure, ego and painfully demanding customers. At the centre is another virtuoso performance from Lancashire’s Steven Graham.

Directors

  • Philip Barantini

Writers

  • Philip Barantini
  • James Cummings

Cast

  • Stephen Graham
  • Vinette Robinson
  • Alice Feetham
  • Hannah Walters

Synopsis

On a busy Saturday night before Christmas, at a famed London restaurant, charismatic head chef Andy Jones (Stephen Graham) teeters on the brink of meltdown as he’s served a series of crises, both professional and personal, that threaten to see everything he’s worked for go up in flames.