Playing Mercy

Director: M J McMahon
Producer: Matthew Jones
Genre: Drama
Status: Financing


Playing Mercy is a coming of age story set in Blackpool, 1999, just before the millennium. Set across two days, through the eyes of Chris Carty, a teenage boy struggling with falling in love for the first time whilst removing the shackles of conformity and expectation placed on him by family, friends and the local community. The choices he makes now will define his future and only hope will set him free.

With Harry Potter's Matthew Lewis and Peaky Blinder's Charlotte Riley attached along with legendary cinematographer Phil Méheux and music supervisor Ian Neil, the film is currently being financed and to be released in the near future. Please contact Matthew Jones regarding any interest in financing.