Life Lines (2014)

Life Lines

Made as part of Action On The Side August 2014

Homeless and wayward, Brel seeks structure. He joins an organisation that gives you a daily script to follow. The consistency of his new life turns to mundanity, saved only by working with the beguiling Mori – a woman with a past who wants to just stick to the script.

This empowering drama comes from 18-year-old writer/director Tunbi Oluyede, and was made within four weeks as part of Action On The Side ( ).

Life Lines Poster

The script was pitched and developed the weekend of 02/03 August 2014
The film was shot on 09/10 and 17 August 2014 in Morden, Holborn, and Walthamstow, London, UK.
The film was premiered on 24 August 2014 at the Action On The Side screening.

Oluyede was influenced by such films as ‘The Place Beyond The Pines’ and ‘No Country For Old Men’. The story comes from coping with a break-up, and seeks to represent the monotony of a humdrum life.


Life Lines made it into the top 10 of the Shooting People Film of the Month Competition, September 2014.

Life Lines is now on IMDb!

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Tom Sawyer

Sophie Hopkins

Armando Taveras Da Silva

Chris Parker, Tunbi Oluyede


Tunbi Oluyede
Writer, Director, Producer, Co-Editor

Josh Pappenheim
Producer, Titles

Patricia Hetherington
Executive Producer, First Assistant Director

Fiona Thomson
Director of Photography

Mona Felicía Zaw

Chris Parker
Continuity, Script Supervisor

James Morgan
Clapper Loader

Catalina Vélez
Sound Recordist, Co-Editor

Rebecca O’Connor
Art Department, Production Assistant

Ainsley Brown
Preproduction Assistant

Mark Hafford


James Doherty
Jenny Bowden
Hult International Business School
The Morgan Family
Middlesex University
Victor Adebodun
Tabitha Quitman


Action On The Side
24 August 2014
Hult House, Hult International Business School
London, UK


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