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  • FILM4, BFI & SHINE PRESENT
     
    JONAH
    Mbwana and his best friend Juma are two young men with big dreams. These dreams become reality when they photograph a gigantic fish leaping out of the sea and their small town blossoms into a tourist hot-spot as a result. But for Mbwana, the reality isn't what he dreamed – and when he meets the fish again, both of them forgotten, ruined and old, he decides only one of them can survive. Jonah is a big fish story about the old and the new, and the links and the distances between them. A visual feast, shot though with humour and warmth, it tells an old story in a completely new way.
     
    From the imagination of Factory Fifteen
     
    A Stray Bear Production in association with Jellyfish Pictures
     
    Town VFX by Factory Fifteen 
    Big fish and underwater VFX by Jellyfish Pictures
     
    Directed by Kibwe Tavares
    Written by Jack Thorne
    Produced by Ivana MacKinnon
     
    Staring
    Daniel Kaluuya
    Malachi Kirby
    and Louis Mahoney
     
    Executive Producers - Katherine Butler, Ollie Madden, Chris Collins, Phil Dobree, Eva Yates
    Co-Producer Fiz Oliver
    Line Producer – Sarah Jane Wheale
    Editor - Adam Biskupsi
    Cinematographer - Chloe Thomson
    Production Designer: Paul Nicholls & Jonathan Gales
    Visual Effects Supervisor: Paul Nicholls
    Fish Concept Art – Warren Holder
    Composer – Mark Sayfritz
    Sound Recordist – Will Whale
    Costume Designer– Celia Lusted
    Casting Directors – Aisha Waters Saheem Baig