Director: Lorna Nickson Brown
U N I T E D K I N G D O M
23min, 33 sec I Drama I English I 2023
SOUTHEAST ASIAN PREMIERE
A silent man is lifted out of a life of exploitation through an unexpected bond with guard dog, Sabre, and the healing power of nature.
cast: Sid Phoenix, Paula Wharton
producer: Lorna Nickson Brown, Dom Riley
cinematography: Lorena Pagès
editor: Galina Chakarova
production design: Mea Carter
sound: Jake Fielding, Tim Cavagin
visual effects: Joseph Nickson
music: Jonathan Escoto Brown
stunts: Tom Lucy
Lorna Nickson Brown is a writer and director from Birmingham, UK. She was selected by Creative England as one of ten emerging female filmmakers in the British creative industries.
She directed BFI short, NED & ME, (2020) available via ShortsTV/Amazon Prime. Described by Mike Leigh as ‘beautifully directed,’ the film was selected in the 2021 International Competition at Oscar qualifying, Clermont-Ferrand International Film Festival.
In August 2023, Lorna's forthcoming short film, DOG RUN, won the Breaking Boundaries Grand Prize Award at the Oscar, Bafta & CSA qualifying, 41st Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival in Providence, USA, where it world premiered in competition.
She is a BAFTA Connect member.
41st Flickers' Rhode Island International Film FestivalProvidence (USA) Winner, Grand Prize: Breaking Boundaries Award
15th San Jose International Short Film Festival (USA)
International Sound & Film Music Festival (Croatia) Nominee, Crystal Pine Award: Best Original Score