03rd February, 2014
Winner of the prestigious Film of the Festival (Feature) at Raindance 2013, The Patrol tells the story of a British Army patrol around 2006/7 in Afghanistan. It is the first British feature to depict this war, opening in UK cinemas from 7 February. ONSIGHT is delighted to be the project's facility provider for both cameras and post.
Tom Petch wrote and directed the film, focusing on the soldiers' point of views. It is inpired by Petch's own army career and accompanying research. The film has been praised for its authenticity and thought-provoking nature, highlighting real issues. TOTAL FILM described it as, "British answer to The Hurt Locker". The Guardian's film critic, Peter Bradshaw, commented, "First-time British writer-director Tom Petch makes a powerful impression with this tough, smart war movie".
The ONSIGHT team provided an Alexa camera package for the extreme filming conditions in Morocco, working with DoP Stuart Bentley. Following the shoot, the team delivered full picture post at its London facility. The Director said, “ONSIGHT provided excellent services through the whole production process."
Also produced by Petch and Tom Stuart for AFG Ltd, more details about the film and our services can be found here.
Visit the official website and watch the trailer below.