WHO’S IN IT?
Joanna Scanlan (The Invisible Woman), Lily Newmark (Solo: A Star Wars Story), Loris Scarpa (film debut), Sacha Cordy-Nice (film debut), Bethany Antonia (film debut), Saskia Paige Martin (film debut), Sophia Tuckey (film debut), John Henshaw (Looking for Eric), Lennon Bradley (film debut), Aury Wayne (film debut), Charlie Frances (film debut), Isy Suttie (Peacock Season)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Deborah Haywood (film debut), director, writer; Gavin Humphries (The Real Social Network) and Maggie Monteith (The Experiment), producers; Natalie Holt (Journey’s End), composer; Nicola Daley (Thirst), cinematographer; Anna Dick (Dirty Weekend) and Nick Emerson (Lady Macbeth), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Lyn (Scanlan) and her daughter Iona (Newmark) are extremely close with each other, and are excited to start a new life in a new town. At school, Iona becomes involved with a group of girls, while Lyn – feeling alone as her daughter is off with her new friends – befriends her neighbour in an attempt for human connection outside of Iona. However, as both their new lives start to unravel, they begin to retreat into a world of fantasy and lies…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
A tale of a mother and daughter drifting apart is certainly not going to be the happiest of movies, but it’s carried through and through by the two exceptional lead performances and their wonderful chemistry.