Do we have the right to tell true stories?

Detainment – Trailer + 3 Scenes from Vincent Lambe on Vimeo. There has been an outcry in the UK over Vincent Lambe making a film about an awful murder that happened over twenty years ago. The film is based on the true story of James Bulger, a two-year-old boy who was abducted in the UK in the early 90’s and found brutally murdered two days later, the most … Continue reading Do we have the right to tell true stories?

Detainment: A gut wrenching film about the James Bulger case

Detainment is a film that takes you on an emotional roller-coaster. It tells a story which is based on the true story of the James Bulger case, a 2-year-old boy who was brutally murdered by two ten-year-old boys; Jon Venables and Robert Thompson. James was at New Strand Shopping Centre with his mother when he was led away by the boys who abducted, tortured him … Continue reading Detainment: A gut wrenching film about the James Bulger case

Vincent Lambe’s award-winning film Detainment is based on a true story that shocked the British nation in the early 90’s

Winner of the Oscar-qualifying prize at Odense International Film Festival Writer-Director Vincent Lambe’s important film is based on the true story of James Bulger, a two-year-old boy who was abducted in the UK in the early 90’s and found brutally murdered two days later. But the most shocking aspect of the case was that the main suspects were just children themselves – two ten-year-old boys. Based on their interview transcripts, … Continue reading Vincent Lambe’s award-winning film Detainment is based on a true story that shocked the British nation in the early 90’s