Danny Boy (2021)


Introduction

Danny Boy is a biographical drama film directed by Sam Miller. It details parts of the life of war veteran Brian Wood.

Outline

The film tells the story of Brian Wood, a medal-winning war veteran who was accused of war crimes in Iraq, by the Iraq Historic Allegations Team, and follows his fight for the truth.

The film stars Anthony Boyle as Brian Wood, Toby Jones as human rights lawyer Phil Shiner, Alex Ferns as Gavin, Brian’s father, and Leah McNamara as Brian’s wife.

Cast

  • Toby Jones … Phil Shiner.
  • Kiran Sonia Sawar … Deena Aayari.
  • Anthony Boyle … Brian Wood.
  • Alex Ferns … Gavin Wood.
  • Leah McNamara … Lucy Wood.
  • Sarah Niles … Stella Marshall.
  • Oaklee Pendergast … Young Brian.
  • Tommy Finnegan … Bailey Wood.
  • Spike Leighton … Rushforth.
  • Joel Morris … Falconer.
  • Paul Blackwell … Police.
  • Layo-Christina Akinlude … Ellen Chambers.
  • Rachid Sabitri … Hussein.
  • Matt Beauman-Jones … High Ranking Military Officer.
  • Nima Taleghani … Mazin.
  • Maria Lidze … Law student.
  • Joe Haddad … Ibrahim.

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s):
    • Sam Miller.
  • Producer(s):
    • Chris Ballantyne … line producer.
    • Colin Barr … executive producer.
    • Susan Horth … executive producer.
    • Simon Lewis … producer.
    • Jo McClellan … executive producer.
    • Lucy Richer … executive producer.
    • Clare Sillery … executive producer.
  • Writer(s):
    • Robert Jones.
  • Music:
  • Cinematography:
    • Adam Gillham.
  • Editor(s):
    • Jamie Pearson.
  • Production:
    • Expectation Entertainment.
    • BBC Two.
  • Distributor(s):
    • BBC Studios (USA) (all media).
  • Release Date: 12 May 2021.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 84 minutes.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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