Checking In (2014)
Shot entirely at the prime and excellent real life Baron's Court Hotel in Walsall, just outside of Birmingham, ‘Checking In’ brings together a host of amazing actors and crew.
The film delves into the lives of numerous guests around the establishment over the course of a 24 hour period on a random average working day. Told through the eyes of maid Radka (Nici Preston) & Alec the Manager (Roger David Francis), we meet a range of guests; some will make you laugh, some will make you gasp while some will make you think.
‘Checking In’ was born out of a wish to just want to tell a good story - five in fact! As well as this, it was a chance for a group of local film makers and friends to show that talent is still alive and kicking in the West Midlands just as much as anywhere else - both in front of and behind the cameras!
'Checking In' is a joint production by Pat The Bull Films, Lightbeam Productions, Flirty Bird Productions and 5cm/sec Productions, and was filmed on location in the West Midlands during 2012 - 2013.
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