Documentary and Research
The first fracture, was austerity. In 2008 the stability and predictability of British life was taken away. The word Austerity was introduced to the common vanuclar. For those lives turned upside down, it was the lived experience of a government waging war on the least advantaged in society. Today Austerity has become a forgotten word in British politics, used for a while as a political football and the rise of Jeremy Corbyn. Today Brexit has dominated the headlines and British consciousness, while austerity and hopelessness has become reality for many.
The film is a death sonnet to Britain, a slow creeping changing of the ages, from the perspective of a boomer and working class. Told through the lens of the car culture, The future has never looked so bleak as lack of opportunity meets social media, leaving the reality that was for so long a dying memory of a generation.
Andy is the embodiment of Proud, someone who wants to be the best and his country be the best. His car red victor is a dream, born out of struggle and pain, despite being beaten and out of money he has fought on, with the support of his family and the support of his fans, who have crowdfunded the money to enable the race to continue.