Driven to expose the true cause of his mother's death, he instead finds himself searching the rooftops of the city of Edinburgh for love.
Featuring a lively soundtrack with Franz Ferdinand, Sons and Daughters and Orange Juice among others, "Mister Foe" is a darkly twisted, entertaining work of magical realism from one of the leading lights of the new Scottish cinema.
Sophia, 27, who was Lady Penelope in Thunderbirds – and is the lucky girl who is dating Doctor Who himself, David Tennant – says having to strut her stuff in front of Billy Elliot actor and accomplished hoofer Jamie Bell, 20, in the forthcoming movie Hallem Foe was the most embarrassing moment of her career.
“It’s funny because the hardest scene to shoot in this film was one where I had to dance in front of Jamie,” says Sophia, who prevously dated actor Charles Dance, 30 years her senior. I was more worried about that than the rest of it because I don’t have much confidence when it comes to breaking out moves on the dance floor.
Jamie Bell is Hallam Foe, a troubled young man whose knack for voyeurism paradoxically reveals his darkest fears, and his most peculiar desires.In David Mackenzie's Hallam Foe, the sprawling stone edifices of the skyline are transformed into something suggesting a geological landscape over which troubled teenager Hallam (Jamie Bell) roams with a sprightly, feral grace.When he glimpses the lovely, twentysomething Kate (Sophia Myles) in the street, his heart leaps and he cries to himself: "Mum!The film is about an adolescent, Hallam Foe, in a Scots upper middle-class dysfunctional family (wife recently dead, the husband having replaced her with his young English lover) on a remote Scottish estate.The early scenes are full of an atmosphere of unknown menace and lurid danger, reminiscent of Ian Mac Ewan's early stories.