A successful aerospace engineer finds her world turned upside down in this thriller from first-time director Katarzyna Klimkiewicz. While leading a well-ordered, focused life designing military drones for her Bristol-based employer, 40-something engineer Frankie (Helen McCrory) meets and falls for the charms of French-Algerian student Kahil (Najib Oudghiri), who is 20 years her junior. For all that she is blissfully swept up in her new romance, Frankie's foundations are shaken when she finds herself detained by the security services, who have taken an interest in Kahil. Torn between her feelings for Kahil and the doubts beginning to surface in her mind, Frankie sets out to discover the truth about her lover's motives.
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Surround ), WIDESCREEN (2.35:1), SPECIAL FEATURES: Cast/Crew Interview(s), Interactive Menu, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: Frankie (Helen McCrory, SKYFALL) is in her forties, ambitious and successful. She works in the aerospace industry designing surveillance drones for the military. She's never married, and is completely in control of every part of her life. Her closest relationship is with her father, who worked as an engineer on Concorde. But her life changes forever when she embarks on a passionate affair with Kahil, a French/Algerian aerospace student, twenty years younger than her. One day, she arrives at work and is detained by the security services: Kahil is a person of interest to MI5. Her well-ordered life starts to unravel in a welter of suspicion and prejudice, as Frankie no longer knows whether to follow her passion or listen to the doubts that increasingly overwhelm her. ...Flying Blind