British actor Mem Ferda will be seen in two feature films at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, ‘Pusher’ and ‘Ill Manors.’ The festival, which runs from September 6-16, is the leading public film festival in the world, screening more than 300 movies from over 60 countries each year.
The acclaimed crime thriller ‘Pusher,’ directed by Spanish filmmaker Luis Prieto, is the English Language remake of the 1996 Danish cult crime classic. The remake was executive produced by ‘Drive’ director Nicholas Winding Refn, who helmed and co-wrote the original film. Besides Ferda, the lead cast also includes Richard Coyle, Agyness Deyn and Zlatko Buric.
‘Ill Manors’ marks the directorial debut of British Music Artist, Ben Drew. The film has received critical acclaim since it was released on June 6 in the U.K. Besides Ferda, the cast also includes Riz Ahmed and Natalie Press.
Written by: Karen Benardello
Mem Ferda in ‘Ill Manors’
‘Ill Manors’ Poster
Mem Ferda in ‘Pusher’
Richard Coyle in ‘Pusher’