Release of Red Roses and Petrol
LOS ANGELES — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Continuing its expansion of international distribution operations, World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation (OTCBB:WWMO) has acquired worldwide distribution for Red Roses and Petrol, a prize-winning feature film starring Golden Globe nominee Malcolm McDowell, it was announced today by Paul D. Hancock, president and chief executive officer of the thirty-year old Southern California-based entertainment company.
Based on a successful Irish play by acclaimed writer Joseph O’Conner, and directed by Tamar Simon Hoffs, the darkly comedic drama offers a tour-de-force showcase for McDowell as Enda Doyle, a university librarian, poet, and rascal who is the flawed patriarch of a dysfunctional family struggling to come to terms with his death and with one another. Unfolding amidst a haze of cigarette smoke and uneaten food, as his family gathers in Dublin for his wake, Red Roses and Petrol explores the emotional dynamics of familial relationships with sharp humor and surprising turns.
McDowell’s body of work encompasses more than forty years of cinematic achievements, including such classic films as A Clockwork Orange, O Lucky Man!, If.... and Time After Time. He can currently be seen as a regular guest star on NBC’s “Heroes” and HBO’s “Entourage.” The film’s soundtrack features music from the popular Irish American band Flogging Molly and Susanna Hoffs of the Bangles.