The Child

Großbritannien 2011, Spielfilm DigiBeta, Farbe, 15’ | Regie & Buch Amy Neil Bildgestaltung Justin Brown | Schnitt Chris Dickens, Matt Gray | Ton Sam August | Musik (Composer) Donna Mckevitt | Darsteller_innen Zoe Telford, Lauren Socha | Produktion Riders to the Sea, Isibeal Ballance | Weltvertrieb Riders to the Sea, Isibeal Ballance

While out shopping one evening, Zoe finds a mysterious child in her trolley. Leaving the supermarket with more than she bargained for, she embarks on a discomforting night of discovery.
The Child is based on a short novel by Ali Smith.


AMY NEIL is an award-winning director whose accolades include a BAFTA and BIFA nomination, a Scottish BAFTA win and shortlisting for TCM, Jim Poole and BBC New Talent awards. In 2005, she was selected for the prestigious Katrin Cartlidge Foundation Award which was curated by Emily Watson. Amy was selected for the Warp X Womens Direct Horror scheme 2007 and for the Directors’ Lab at the Edinburgh Film Festival 2008.


Films by Amy Neil
Icicle Melt
2006 | Ma Boy 2006 | Can’t Stop Breathing 2004 | Unthink 2002


Saturday, 21 April 2012, 8 p.m., Odeon 1, Ticket

Amy Neil