Exclusive: Franklyn - Director's Sketchbook

We explore the art and science behind Gerald McMorrow?s film.

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Gerald McMorrow:
Our hero in this strand of the tale is a vigilante detective who's the only atheist in Meanwhile City. He's called Jonathan Preest, played by Ryan Phillippe. Basically, he runs about extracting people from cults and has this level of cynicism for the whole thing. He hates The Ministry with a vengeance. At the beginning of the film we find him incarcerated by The Ministry and released to do a job on their behalf -- to track down the leader of this cult.