Drama Tag Archive

Past Love Forces an Amateur Pornographer to Reconsider His Life in Stephen Takashima’s ‘Breathing Through Trees’

Live Action, Premiere

22nd May, 2018

An amateur pornographer is torn between memories from his past & the fresh new applicant sitting before him in Stephen Takashima’s Breathing Through Trees

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The Boyfriend Game

Asides, Live Action

10th May, 2018

Alice Englert takes us into the power and vividity of children's imaginations in her dark, unsettling debut film, 'The Boyfriend Game'.

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Grief Weighs Heavy on an Emotionally Unmoored Teen in Erin Elders’ Contemplative Short Penny Sucker’

Live Action

8th May, 2018

A grieving teen struggles to connect with friends & family following the untimely death of his mother in Erin Elders' contemplative short 'Penny Sucker'.

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Xavier Legrand Throws Open the Closed Doors of Domestic Abuse in Award Winning Debut Feature ‘Custody’

Live Action

17th April, 2018

DN speaks to award winning director Xavier Legrand about his harrowing depiction of family breakdown and domestic abuse in potent debt feature 'Custody'.

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A PTSD Suffering Soldier Longs for a Love Never Lost in Fraser Rigg’s 16mm Short ‘ALEGNA’

Live Action

12th April, 2018

A soldier yearns for a love never lost whilst battling the debilitating emotional darkness of PTSD in Fraser Rigg’s 16mm short 'ALEGNA'.

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Jack Benjamin Gill Explores the Dark Discomfort of Family Secrets in Thriller ‘Lambing Season’

Live Action

5th April, 2018

DN spoke to Jack Benjamin Gill about crafting family-thriller 'Lambing Season' and using his own experiences as a touchstone for authentic storytelling.

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Ellie Rogers Explores the Importance of Unexpected Female Friendships in ‘Outlines’

Film Festival, Live Action

24th March, 2018

An initially awkward encounter between a young girl and her Dad's hired escort evolves into an unexpected friendship in Ellie Rogers' 'Outlines'.

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Niclas Gillis Exposes the Reality of Sexual Exploitation Endured by Women Living in Poverty in ‘Hold Me Down’

Live Action

21st March, 2018

DN spoke to Niclas Gillis about the years of research which underpins his unflinching depiction of a sexually exploited woman living in poverty in the USA.

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A Man Wrestles With His Role in the Violence & Exploitation of Small Town Life in David Schofield’s ‘Remora’

Live Action

16th March, 2018

Director David Schofield takes Directors Notes behind the scenes of his tough seaside story of hard lives and hard decisions, Remora.

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Addy

Asides, Live Action

15th March, 2018

An impoverished young girl finds her grief over the death of a family pet met by cold indifference by her unsympathetic father in Matty Crawford’s short.

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Buried Treasure Sends an Iranian Village Into a Spiral of Death & Deception in Roozbeh Misaghi’s ‘Turquoise’

Live Action, Premiere

12th March, 2018

Roozbeh Misaghi joins DN with 'Turquoise', his allegorical story about a remote Iranian village which descends into deception, death and double-dealing.

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Pretext

Asides, Live Action

26th February, 2018

Minhal Baig's 'Pretext' sees a young woman grapple with the emotional consequences of sexual assault as she attempts to confront the man who raped her.

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