Joseph (Ben Whishaw) is trapped in a soulless job, living a life devoid of emotion and meaning. After an impulsive act of rebellion, Joseph unleashes a wilder version of himself. He is propelled on a reckless journey though London, ultimately experiencing what it feels like to be alive.
SURGE is made in collaboration with the BFI and BBC.
“…this is an auspicious big-screen arrival that ought to beckon bigger assignments requiring the same fast, screw-loose dynamism”
“It's a fierce, claustrophobic and atmospheric character study with a big pressure-cooker performance from Ben Whishaw”
“An uncomfortably un-restrained Whishaw, and an enhanced, aggressive sound design make Surge a raw experience…”