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  M.   February 09, 2009

Bond girl Gemma Arterton is among the cast starring in the first film to be shot in the Isle of Man this year.

Isle of Man Film and CinemaNX have announced the start of principal photography on the feature film The Disappearance of Alice Creed.

The contemporary kidnap thriller was due to start today (Monday) at Island Studios in Ramsey and at various locations around the Island bringing job opportunities for those in the film industry and boosting the hospitality trade.

The production sees the return to Manx shores of Eddie Marsan, who featured in NX’s Mr and Orson Welles and Heartless.

The Disappearance of Alice Creed is the feature film debut of writer-director J. Blakeson.

It boasts some of the UK’s hottest properties – Arterton, who starred in the latest Bond film Quantum of Solace as MI6 agent Strawberry Fields, also played Kelly in St Trinian’s and Tess in the TV series Tess of the D’Urbervilles, Marsan, who played Scott in Happy Go Lucky and Red Parker in Hancock, and Martin Compston, who’s film credits include Liam in Sweet Sixteen and Stevie in Red Road.

The film has an intriguing plot. Two men, Vic (Marsan) and Danny (Compston), carry out the immaculately planned kidnap of rich girl Alice Creed (Arterton).

However, as the kidnap plays out the audience discovers that nothing is quite as it seems. Each character has a plan, a secret and an agenda. And as the plan heads towards its climax, the money exchange Vic, Danny and Alice are caught up in a tense power-play of greed, love, sex and violence.

J. Blakeson previously co-wrote Celador’s horror sequel The Descent 2 and wrote and directed the short films Pitch Perfect and The Appointment.

The Disappearance of Alice Creed is being produced by Adrian Sturges who recently won the British Independent Film Award for best production achievement for The Escapist, starring Brian Cox and Joseph Fiennes and whose short film Love You More, directed by Sam Taylor-Wood is nominated for a BAFTA.

By Rachael Bruce

Source: IOM Today