Freeze Frame (2004) is a psychological thriller film written and directed by John Simpson, and starring comedian Lee Evans in a rare dramatic role.
The film was shot in Crumlin Road Jail in Belfast Northern Ireland.
Although set in modern-day England, the film has a somewhat dystopian look, as pointed out by Los Angeles Times critic Kevin Crust in his review of the film.
After being acquitted of an infamous triple murder which he claims to have not committed, Sean Veil becomes paranoid that the police are trying to set him up. To avoid being framed, he takes several precautions, such as shaving off all his body hair and filming himself constantly to avoid implication. But when police begin to question his whereabouts during a murder, he is unable to find the tapes that would provide an alibi, which causes him to become further paranoid as he suspects a conspiracy. Veil goes on the run, desperately attempting to fabricate an alibi for himself whilst also trying to uncover the...