A Local Desperado (2012)
27min · Short, Drama, Family · 1 January 2012
1855 was a difficult year for Charles. His wife, Rebecca has lost her job and their son; their home could be next. Desperate for a solution, Charles decides to break his promise to Rebecca. Putting a gang together, the planned robbery of a nearby stately home goes badly wrong when the police arrive. Determined not to go to jail he fights his way free and with the promise of a new life in America persuades his wife, and her brother, to join him as a fugitive. As they run things begin to unravel and the police start to close in. Charles tries to hold it together but Rebecca's health takes a turn for the worse, and America is a very long way away.
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