The début feature film from Neil Rolland.

Take it Back and Start All Over is a relationship drama with music following 33 year old mom Jennie who attempts to recapture her past as a successful singer/songwriter while dealing with a marriage that is falling apart.


February 18, 2017

Neil Rolland Reveals how he made Tartan Feature 2 - Take it Back and Start All Over - and he's written a guide so you can do too!.


In September 2013 I returned to Edinburgh from running the Bootleg Film Festival in New York with my good friend Tom Wilton. Bootleg was a festival that had been around for 5 years supporting undiscovered filmmakers who made great films on a shoestring. Tom himself had made 5 featu...

February 18, 2017

Neil Rolland discusses Tartan Feature 2 - Take it Back and Start All Over with Tom Wilton over at Cinema Zero.


February 18, 2017

Neil has written an insightful article for his 'Write Shoot Cut' about his experiences of film festivals and screening TF2 at The East End Film Festival.

Here's a little of the text:

As I write this I am preparing to get on the 22:45 sleeper bus to London where I will be attending the East End Film Festival as someone who actually has a film screening at the festivities. It is a very strange feeling. When we were shootingTake It...

February 18, 2017

We're delighted that Tartan Fetures 2 - 'Take it Back and Start All Over' Played at the East End FIlm Festival.

'Can music change your life? Neil Rolland’s debut feature thinks so. Juggling her job and family, Jeannie’s creativity is reignited when she meets passionate busker Josh. This warm drama was shot in five days for £1000 as part of Tartan Features, an open source collective nurturing micro-budget Scottish films.'

Full De...

February 18, 2017

Pamela Tulloch has written a review for Tartan Features 2 - 'Take it Back and Start All Over' at STV Edinburgh.

It was a light-bulb moment during a screening of Donnie Darko at Cameo Cinema that shaped Neil Rolland’s career.

He dropped out of his degree the next day and signed up to study film.

For the past ten years, the Screen Academy Scotland graduate has been working in film production and education.

The 32 year old has a stri...

February 18, 2017

Robert Peacock has written a review for Tartan Features TF2 - 'Take it Back and Start All Over' at TV BOMB.

Shot for just £1000, Take It Back And Start All Over is the debut feature of Edinburgh director Neil Rolland. It’s a painfully real depiction of the frustrations and stunted dreams of thirty-something married life in our capital city. New mother Jennie hankers to return to the singing and songwriting she enjoyed in her yo...

February 18, 2017

Jenny Kermode has written this review of 'Take it Back and Start All Over', Tartan Features 2 for www.eyeforfilm.com

"With the seemingly endless domination of our multiplexes by Hollywood sequels, cinema is now being subjected in earnest to the same dialogues about originality that have attended (and often stifled) other art forms ever since the Enlightenment, so let me say first that there is absolutely nothing original about...

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