Aaron, a young misfit in a remote
Scottish community, is the lone survivor of a strange fishing accident
that claimed the lives of five men including
his older brother. Spurred on by sea-going folklore and local
superstition, the village blames Aaron for this tragedy, making him an
outcast amongst his own people. Steadfastly refusing to believe that his brother is dead, and possessed by grief, madness and magic, Aaron sets out to
Paul Wright's first short film was Hikikomori, which won the Scottish BAFTA for Best New Work followed by a BAFTA nomination in 2007 for Best Short Film and won Best Drama Award at the Royal Television Society awards (2007). In 2008 he made Believe, which won the Golden Leopard for Best International Short Film at Locarno (2009), as well as major awards at Winterthur and Leeds International Film Festival. His next short, Photos Of God, was selected for the 2010 Berlin Film Festival. Paul’s graduation film, Until The River Runs Red, won the BAFTA for Best Short Fiction Film in 2011. For Those In Peril is his debut feature.