Deadly Intent

Synopsis: After the tragic death of her husband, a soldier posted to Afghanistan, Bryony tries to build a new life for herself and her young son, James. Struggling with her own grief she fails to notice that James has become secretive and withdrawn, spending hours alone playing out death scenes with his toys. When things start to go missing and furniture is smashed Bryony blames James but when she confronts him she finds herself facing a reality more terrifying than any nightmare. As her world crashes around her Bryony realises that he ate a way to reconnect with her son she and James will be separated for ever.
82 min

Open the door now.

Calm down,

this isn't gonna help.


I need to talk to you.

Please, James.

Leave him. He

can't stay in there forever.


Your dinner's nearly ready,

I want you downstairs now.

Sorry I didn't eat much, but...


Come on, James, your

mum's really worried.

James, you

can't cut me out like this.

Look at me.

Look at me. Why did

you bury my bear?

Dad doesn't like girly toys.

Didn't like. Your

dad's gone, James.

No! He's watching me.

You said was watching

me from heaven.

Maybe I did say that...

Soldiers keep us safe

by killing the bad people.

That's right, isn't it.

Hurry up, I can't

be late again!

Come on, can't leave you here.

Yeah, you can.

I can teach him how

to make explosives

from easily obtainable

household ingredients.


Just go, we'll be fine.

Are you sure?


How could he?

No way, I've just

come up, they weren't there.

They must have been.

I think I

might have noticed.

That's lethal, he

could have killed me.

It wasn't James, it

couldn't have been.

It must have been.

It can't have been.

What are you doing?

I'm calling in sick.


I can't leave you with this.

With what?

With James, god knows

what he's gonna do next.

I told you, it wasn't James.

Look, just go, we'll be fine.

No, I'm not happy

leaving you here.

Bryony, you need

to go to work.

Just go.

Go! Come on.

Hi, Mike.

Yeah, yeah, I'm good, thank you.

Yeah, actually, I

was just wondering

if there was any chance I

could borrow some of your kit.




So what?

So how's he been?

Yeah, fine.

Hasn't murdered

anyone that I know of.

No, don't joke about it.

So, what's he been up to?

He has been helping me.

After the marbles this morning,

I thought we better be prepared.


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