SAMOVAR is an upcoming short film inspired by Raoul Wallenberg who was disappeared after saving as many as 100,000 Jews during the Holocaust. The piece is written by renowned playwright, Frank McGuinness, and directed by BAFTA-nominated Lia Williams. It stars Angus Wright and Alex Lawther as Raoul and Anton respectively, and was shot at a former Soviet Union prison just outside Bucharest, Romania.
Cast: Angus Wright & Alex Lawther
Director: Lia Williams
Writer: Frank McGuinness
Producers: Jessica Benhamou & Oscar Hausman
DoP: Tudor Vladimir Panduru
Production & Costume Design: Joanna Scotcher
In Association with Arrogant Films