"a film of quiet intensity which creates a lived-in world stacked with fully realized characters you want to get to know".
- Vail Film Festival, 2020
VAIL Film Festival Q&A with Director & Cast:
SOCHI Film Festival Q&A with Director & Cast:
FINALIST: la femme int'l film festival
Best Feature Writer: Flavia Casà
WINNER: Unrestricted View Film Festival
SPECIAL MENTION PRIZE: Flavia Casà
NOMINEE: Unrestricted View Film Festival
Best Actress: Harriet Rees
Best Actor: Jack Loy
Best director: Flavia Casà
FINALIST: European Cinematography Awards
Best Feature Film: Flavia Casà
Winner:Sochi Int'l Film Festival & AWARDS
SPECIAL JURY PRIZE: FLAVIA CASA
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: TIM JOLLY
Winner: LOndon int'l motion picture awards
Best UK Actress: Janine Birkett
Best UK Actor: Jack Loy
Best supporting Actor: MArk Wingett
FINALIST: The trailer film festival
nominee: Top Indie film awards
Best feature: Flavia Casà
best cinematography: tim jolly
best music: alejandro romero
New Filmmakers Ny
Dumbo Film Festival
VAIL FILM FESTIVAL
top 15 % finalist: academy nicholl fellowship
Top 20 finalist: roy w. dean film grant
Reunited in a British seaside town, three generations of women seek change in and outside the boundaries of their home, and hire a mysterious stranger named Nick to renovate it. Marielle, the youngest, finds her loyalties tested by his surprising charm, and dives into an affair which quickly spins out of control. Nadine, the matriarch of the family, feels inspired to rekindle the acting dreams of her youth. And Marielle's older sister, Adrienne, uses Nick as a distraction during her break-up with her husband Hugo.
As the summer heats up, Nick plays dangerous games with Marielle, exerting a brute power that
seems to mesmerise her. While he responds to the women's need for independence and inner impulses, he exposes a violent and self-destructive behavior that hurts Marielle and her family. It's up to Marielle to confront his deception and mend the family bonds, by fixing the foundations that Nick has broken.
The film is touring the festival circuit in 2020.
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