Official Movie Site of the story of Donovan Slacks, a 1920s hospital patient who (re)discovers the terrible secret of his past and becomes the unlikely leader of a fishermen's revolt. This unique independent feature film production was shot half as a silent film, half as a talkie, mixing both Super-8 film and DV, in order to bring period drama to a modern audience. A Dog Animal Films production starring Ashley Penrose and Lisa Payne, directed by half-Iranian, half-English first-time director Kivmars Bowling, with music composed and arranged by Christopher Wimhurst. Shot on location in Thanet, East Kent, UK (Ramsgate, Margate, Broadstairs, Kingsgate) and New York City. Locations included the Royal Sea Bathing Hospital, Margate, the Dickens House Museum, Broadstairs, the Walpole Bay Hotel, Cliftonville, Margate, Buckmaster's, the East Kent Railway, the Kent and East Sussex Railway, Botany Bay, Viking Bay, Kingsgate Bay, Stone Bay, Ramsgate Harbour, Margate Harbour Jetty, Windsor Cinema, Broadstairs, Broadstairs pier jetty, Broadstairs bandstand, Margate Old Town, Margate Museum. Indie film.