Inspired by true events. One morning Laura finds herself in a newspaper article, it soon becomes apparent that her childhood has been a lie.
drama | 2017 | 11mins
starring KATIE JARVIS (Fish Tank), Dean Kilbey, Ethel Crowe & Olivette Cole-Wilson.
written & directed ALFIE BARKER
producers CIARA LEDWARD & ALFIE BARKER
director of photography MAHALIA JOHN
editor MDHAMIRI A NKEMI & ALFIE BARKER
music composer BENJAMIN SQUIRES
sound designer BREEN TURNER
line producer DANIELLA RICE
1st assistant camera MARTI GUIVER, LALI COMBES
2nd assistant camera JAMES WICKS, MAX TURPIN
gaffer TOM LA MOTTE, LEON PYSZORA
colourist CAROLINE MORIN @ CHEAT
1st ad JORDI ESTAPE
production assistant JACK PETERS
production driver JOE SHNEIDER
location scout HARRY PROSSER
sound TAL STONE, ROSS BROWN, RORY SMITH, BEN SHERIDAN
production designer ADRIANA HERVAS
costume designer ALEX BABEC
make up NIRVANA JALALVAND
“Incredibly raw & powerful.” Asif Kapadia (Director of AMY, SENNA)
WINNER of Best Film at Cinemagic Film Festival (18-25).
WINNER of Best British Actress, Katie Jarvis at New Renaissance Film Festival 2018.
WINNER of Performance Film & TV Short Film Competition 2018.
FINALIST Sundance Ignite Short Film Competition 2018.
NOMINATED for Best Film at the Shuffle Film Festival 2017.
NOMINATED for Best International Short at Nordic Youth Film Festival 2018.
SPECIAL MENTION at the Leeds INDI Film Festival 2018.
SHORTLISTED for Zealous Film Prize 2018.
LONGLISTED for Triforce Short Film Festival 2018.
Prague International Children & Youth Film Festival - December
Leeds International Festival - May
New Renaissance Film Festival, London – August
Leeds INDI Film Festival, Leeds – July
Nordic Youth Film Festival, Norway – June 29th
British Urban Film Festival, London – June 6th
CINEYOUTH Film Festival, Chicago, USA – April 22nd
Cinemagic Film Festival, Ireland – October 29th
Chapel Allerton Short Film Festival, Leeds – August 28th
Shuffle Film Festival, London – August 26th/27th, festival founded by Danny Boyle
PREMIERE Sundance London Festival (Ignite) – Emerging Filmmakers Showcase, BFI