Listen: ‘Honeytrap’ Director Rebecca Johnson Discusses Film on BBC R4’s ‘Woman’s Hour’

Writer-director Rebecca Johnson recently spoke with BBC R4’s Woman’s Hour about her new film, Honeytrap (2014), a revenge-drama film based on the South London murder of teenager Shakilus Townsend in July 2008.

The tragic independent feature tells the story of the “honeytrap murder,” where 16-year-old Townsend was lured to his death by a girl he was in love with, from the girl’s point of view.

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'Honeytrap' (2014)

‘Honeytrap’ (2014)

Honeytrap stars Jessica Sula (SKINS), Lucien Laviscount (SKINS), Ntonga Mwanza (Babylon TV mini-series) and Naomi Ryan (Guardians of the Galaxy).

The film earned critical acclaim after two sold-out screenings at the London Film Festival in October 2014 and its U.S. debut at SXSW in March 2015.

It is currently showing in UK theaters and iTunes), and will be available DVD and VOD on May 25, 2015 via Anchor Bay Entertainment. No dates for U.S. release have been revealed just yet.