LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bold Films today released first look images from the suspense-charged thriller HEATSTROKE. The film is directed by Evelyn Maude Purcell and written by Anne Brooksbank and Evelyn Maude Purcell, based on the novel 'Leave No Trace' by Hannah Nyala West.
Michel Litvak and David Lancaster produced the film on behalf of Bold Films, along with David Wicht and Theuns de Wet. Bold's Gary Michael Walters is Executive Producer along with Evelyn Maude Purcell. Co-producers are Joerg Westerkamp, Thomas Becker and Vlokkie Gordon.
HEATSTROKE stars Stephen Dorff, Svetlana Metkina, Maisie Williams and Peter Stormare. The film follows a female aid worker (Metkina) put to the ultimate test of survival when her boyfriend (Dorff) is murdered on a research trip in the desolate African desert, and she is forced to traverse the harsh terrain in order to protect his willful teenage daughter (Willams) and evade his killers.
Dorff is known for his roles in Sofia Coppola's drama SOMEWHERE, which won the Golden Lion Award at the Venice Film Festival in 2010, and PUBLIC ENEMIES opposite Johnny Depp. He will be seen in the upcoming film THE MOTEL LIFE set to release November 8.
Metkina is known for her roles in BOBBY, SLINGSHOT and MINI'S FIRST TIME. BOBBY was nominated in 2007 for a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture Drama. Metkina was recently seen in the thriller EVIDENCE as "Vicki" alongside Stephen Moyer and Rahda Mitchell.
Williams is best known for her role "Arya Stark" in the HBO series GAME OF THRONES. She also appeared as Loren Caleigh in the BBC television drama THE SECRETS OF CRICKLEY HALL.
Stormare is best known for his roles in FARGO, THE BIG LEBOWSKI and ARMAGEDDON. He was recently seen in Paramount's HANSEL AND GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS and the futuristic action-comedy LOCKOUT. Stormare recently wrapped filming TOKAREV, alongside Nicolas Cage and Danny Glover.
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