WHO’S IN IT?
Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones), Florence Pugh (film debut), Greta Scacchi (Flightplan), Monica Dolan (Pride), Maxine Peake (The Theory of Everything), Mathew Baynton (The Wrong Mans)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Carol Morley (Dreams of a Life), director, writer; Cairo Cannon (Edge) and Luc Roeg (We Need To Talk About Kevin), producers; Tracey Thorn (film debut), composer; Agnès Godard (The Dreamlife of Angels), cinematographer; Chris Wyatt (This Is England), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In the late 60s at a strict girl’s school, student Lydia (Williams) develops a fixation on her best friend Abbie (Pugh), who has begun to explore her sexuality. When a mysterious fainting epidemic suddenly sweeps the school, Lydia must convince the school administration and her fellow students to take action…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams makes a powerful impression in this dark and intriguing school drama about the inevitability of adulthood and the decisions we make leading up to that moment.