Snow in Paradise
2014, UK, 108’, Color, English
Director: Andrew Hulme
Cast: Frederick Schmidt, Aymen Hamdouchi, Martin Askew, Claire-Louise Cordwell, Ashley Chin, David Spinx, Ashley Chin, Joel Beckett, Clive Brunt, John Dagleish
The journey of a young man raised with London’s gangs from violence and sin to innocence and Islam.
Dave is a petty criminal who thrives on drugs and violence in London’s East End. When his actions kill his best friend Tariq he’s propelled into unknown feelings of shame and remorse. He discovers Islam and begins to nd peace until his old life of crime comes back to test his new belief. Snow In Paradise is a hard hitting feature based on the true story of Martin Askew, who grew up in a crime riddled east end in a culture of violence. It is the debut feature of editor-turned-director, Andrew Hulme, known for Control, The Imposter, Red Riding 1974, Lucky Number Slevin and Gangster No.1.