Christian McKay, Andrea Deck, Ben Cura, Tom Bateman, Simon Callow, Creditors

Based on August Strindberg's 1888 play, "Creditors" is a modern re-telling of Strindberg's story of love, betrayal, revenge and psychological manipulation, which he considered to be his one true masterpiece.

Grant Pierce (Christian McKay) arrives from London into Madrid, Spain, hoping to be given the chance to meet his favourite painter, American Freddie Lynch (Ben Cura), who is currently staying at a private hotel in an unassuming location outside the city. As Grant steps into the main building of "El Madroño", he finds Lynch a crippled man whom, he soon reveals, has been unable to actually paint for the better part of a year.

As the two men get to know each other under the watchful eye of one of the owners of the hotel, Michael Redmane (Tom Bateman), they start to piece together the disturbing picture of Freddie's marriage to beautiful writer Chloe Fleury (Andrea Deck) which harbours secrets that will reveal much more than Freddie's recent creative emaciation and his obsession with Chloe's ex-husband.

At times disturbingly funny and cruelly bleak, "Creditors" deals with some of the most private aspects of human relationships.

Creditors is a beautiful, sometimes angry and surprising film that brings with it strong performances from the entire cast as well as an unexpected yet welcome twist. [...] A piece of film [..] that demonstrates an incredible aptitude for intense, thought-provoking cinema. [Ben Cura] is one to watch out for, as is Creditors.
— Stuie Greenfield for Screen Relish
The film’s conversion to screen thrillingly avoids the stilted, laboured approach that so often befalls such works. Creditors is an incisive and accomplished piece of filmmaking [...] possessing a rich, powerful psychology that instills an unnerving modern-day relevance to age-old material.
— Darryl Griffiths for Movie Marker