Watch: An Exciting ‘Group B’ Rally Racing Short Film with Richard Madden
by Alex Billington
September 25, 2020
“You’re not the only one in this car, you know.” Buckle up, buckle up, get ready to goooo. Group B is an exciting and captivating short film directed by the famous British filmmaker Nick rowland. This was originally created in 2015, before Rowland launched with his first feature film. Quiet with the horses Last year. He hasn’t shown up to watch online until now. Richard madden (from “Game of Thrones”) stars in this high octane drama set in the golden age of rally racing. “Known for its incredibly dangerous off-road racing, known for its lack of crowd control, and for some of the most powerful and sophisticated cars the world has ever seen, Pilot Shane Hunter returns to Group B competition after a long and eventful absence. “The cast includes michael smiley, Dominique wolf, and Walter Sweetman Jr. And it has a score by Terence dunn. For those who are interested, Rowland is already working on a new feature film set in the same competitive rally world as Group B. Start the short below.
Thanks to Short of the Week for starting this one. Official description via YouTube: “It is 1986, the heyday of Group B high octane rally driving. Known for its incredibly dangerous off-road racing, notorious for lack of crowd control, and for some of the most powerful and sophisticated cars the world has ever seen, this is the golden age of rallying Rally driver Shane Hunter returns to Group B after a long and troubled absence. Group B is directed by the British filmmaker Nick rowland, director Quiet with the horses (a.k.a Shadow of violence). you can follow him @nickrowlandfilm and see more of his work on Vimeo. The screenplay is written by Joseph Murtagh and Nick Rowland. Produced by Alexandra Breede. With a photograph by Sverre SÃ¸rdal and music composed by Terence Dunn. This film was originally screened at the Warsaw Film Festival and AFI Fest in 2015, and also won a Student TV Award from the Royal Television Society. For more information on the short film, visit SOTW or Vimeo. For more short films, click here. Thoughts?