New Shorts #4: FEMMES FANTASTIQUE
16:00 Sat 5 Jan 2013
The ever popular selection of short dramas brings us femmes with attitude. Actresses turned directors Romala Gorai and Kate Hardie bring us respectively SCRUBBER about a young mother with a secret passion for something forbidden and SHOOT ME with Claire Skinner experiencing her first photo shoot.
Total: 112 mins
Nick Rowland 17 mins (UK, 2012)When a young, Jewish ballerina is snatched from her home and sent to a Nazi death camp, she must battle against segregation and inhumanity to prove that nobody can destroy the passion and love inside your heart.
Layke Anderson 20 mins (UK, 2012)A mother finds solace in exploring her son's deserted bedroom, rummaging through drawers, making discoveries and confronting the past.
Francis Lee 17 mins (UK, 2012)As her surroundings are invaded by outsiders, THE FARMER'S WIFE stoically carries out her daily tasks in preparation for what will be her final day on her farm, the only land she has known. Unable to accept this forced future, subconscious memories return that ultimately lead her to connect more to the countryside of her youth than ever before.
Cathy Brady 20 mins (UK, 2012)Mary’s (Eileen Walsh) morning is interrupted by a stranger (Johnny Harris) who causes her to confront what she has been hiding from.
Romola Garai 21 mins (UK, 2012)
Kate Hardie 13 mins (UK, 2012)A satirical look at the complexities of female self-image and aging, set under the scrutiny of a charity fashion shoot.
Jessica Knights 4 mins (UK, 2012)