TARIRO and ZORINA
Dynamic, award winning movies based on real case histories of human trafficking in Britain

Produced by OMF with an international cast and filmed mainly on location including in a real 'safe house'
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Stemming from a presentation about human trafficking given during a Salvation Army service, the original concept for Tariro was simply a series of shorts.

Each of no more than five minutes runtime, the films would be made available to TSA Corps around the uk, but the reality was much different.
It was quickly realised that however good the storyline, attracting pro actors would be an impossibility for a series of shorts.

To be viable to a serious pro actor, the project needed either to pay a big fee, which simply wasn't available, or to deliver a decent length movie that could be included in a showreel.
So Tariro became a serious film with a one hour runtime.

But basing the storyline on real case histories required a contrast between multiple victims. And a three victim screenplay moved the film up to a 120 minute runtime.

Suddenly we had a feature movie.
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Having become a full length feature movie, the target for Tariro realigned to theatrical screenings (industry speak for projection in cinemas to a public audience), specifically to spread the word about the scourge of human trafficking in Britain. To comply with the law, the completed film was submitted to the BBFC who awarded it an age 15 certificate.
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Where we are now . . . .
Tariro premiered at the Plaza Cinema, Waterloo. Since then it has won awards and been screened around the world including Europe, Indonesia and the USA - but not the UK.

And there is a good reason. Film distributors commented that no matter how good a film might be, getting it into UK cinemas is almost impossible if it has a stereo soundtrack. "You have a great storyline and good cinematic values on-screen, but the audio is decades obsolete."

A bitter pill to swallow, But swallow it we did, and Tariro is currently being re-cut, some new scenes shot . . . . and a new surround sound audio track added.