If for some reason you needed more convincing that carers deserve respect, you’ll be able to get just that very soon — fresh from its appearance at 2016’s Horror Channel Frightfest in London, psychological shocker Broken will be abusing its way across a plethora of Digital Download platforms in the UK from October 24.
Directed by Shaun Robert Smith, Broken (review) stars Morjana Alaoui, Mel Raido, Craig Conway, Patrick Toomey and Stephanie Thomas. Available platforms include iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Microsoft Xbox, Sky Store and Vubiquity.
Evie (Morjana Alaoui, Martrys), a 25 year old agency support worker, is desperate for a better life to escape her past demons. Left with few options, she takes the job of looking after John (Mel Raido, Legend), a bitter and resentful tetraplegic who wants to do nothing more than party. Drunk and high, John and his friends make Evie’s life a living hell and she finds herself trapped and the centre of Dougie’s (Craig Conway, The Descent) an aggressive drunk’s, attention.
Scared for her life, and haunted by the nightmares she was running from, Evie starts to slowly crack and she has to ask herself if she is cut out for the role of carer or if she, like so many of her tormentors, will break and do something she and they regret…