The Irish thriller The Hit Producer, which was released in Dundrum in October 2015 will now be released in the Omniplex in Cork, Wexford and Limerick for a special one evening event on January 13th
Directed by Kevin de la Isla O’Neill, The Hit Producer tells the story of Katelin Ballantine (Michelle Doherty), a struggling movieproducer in search of an investor, who reluctantly follows the promise of money into Dublin’s drug underworld where she witnesses a botched murder attempt. Forced to finish the job, she is blackmailed into killing for Edmund Murren (Neill Fleming), a small time, ruthless drug supplier hell bent on becoming top dog. Two years later, Katelin has put a who’s who list of drug bosses six feet under and uses her producer role to maintain a low profile. But, when a seemingly simple job unexpectedly spirals out of control, and her identity becomes known to Murren’s remaining ambitious and vengeful rivals, she is cut loose. Now the target, and with family in the line of fire, Katelin must adapt to survive the onslaught of the drug underworld as the thin veil masking her double life slips away.
The Hit Producer is a crime thriller with a dark comedic undertone. Shot in the style of a graphic novel with a film-noir aesthetic and was made on a budget of approx 18,000euros
Trailer can be seen on www.thehitproducer.com