Adam Smith’s debut feature film
Trespass Against Us
is part crime caper, part intimate family story, part drama, and part comedy. It’s based on a real-life family of travelers in rural
Gloucestershire with Smith drawn to the genre-straddling parts of the story right from the start.
“We talked right at the beginning about a heist film, and all the exciting chases and everything else, but felt it’s not that interesting unless it’s about family,” he tells
“It is about universal truths and it does allow you a way in…I love going to the cinema and being taken into a world you’ve never been in before but feeling like you understand it, and you’re there and being moved and relating – and that’s what I felt with that script.”
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