City boxing trainer who made a movie in a Birmingham pub scoops four awards at a film festival in Venezuela

It sounds Caracas, but a fledgling Birmingham film-maker has struck the big time with his movie debut ... in Venezuela.
Jon Pegg’s The Quiet One – a very British gangster tale – has swept the board at the Five Continents Film Festival in Puerto la Cruz.
And that’s made the cast of the budget production, which cost just £7,000, stars in the impoverished state.
At the December festival, the movie – a dark story of one Birmingham landlord’s bid to stave off The Mob – scooped four awards.
Jon’s daughter Kia was named best young actress and Gillian MacGregor best supporting actress.
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14 January 2018 in Regional West, Views: 47
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