Irish film noir ‘Spider’s Trap’ ,written and directed by Alan Walsh and produced by Bootstrap Films Ltd and Blackhorse Film Productions, has won the Award For Excellence at The Indiefest Film Awards in Los Angeles, California.
The crime thriller features an outstanding cast, including Simon Delaney (Bachelor's Walk, The Good Wife, Moone Boy), Liam Carney (Gangs of New York, The Commitments), Glen Baker (son of Irish blues legend Don Baker), Sarah Carroll (Love/Hate), Dermot Magennis, Alan Sherlock and Aislí Moran.
Directed and written by Alan Walsh, Spider's Trap was shot in black and white and has the feel of an old gangster movie. It tells the story of Jack Spider (Glen Baker) who longs for the day when he can escape from prison and rob one more jewellery store. He can’t do it alone. He needs the Black Wall Gang to get back together. Time has passed when he “gets out” and people have moved on. Jazzer is the family man (6 kids and another on the way) and Steve Wilson has a real future as a musician. He has a kid. A record producer has offered Steve the deal of a lifetime. Spider has other ideas for Steve. He kidnaps Amy and Sharon and forces Steve back to a life of crime for one night. The Black Wall Gang are back. Will Steve make it to the record company offices to sign the deal? Will he return to a life of crime or will he live happily ever after?
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Exec. Producer: John Phelan (Bootstrap Films Ltd )
Director and Writer: Alan Walsh
DOP: Matt Skinner
Editor: Mario Bortas