Nominated for:Best Short Film

Film Info

Film Year: 2019

Film Duration: 16 min

Country: United Kingdom

Language: English


Emma Swinton

Film Category

Kelly (early 40’s) is a pregnant geologist who works for a fracking firm. After discovering the flayed corpse of her close friend and colleague, she reports it to the police, only to be told several days later that they have no record of the murder. Kelly feels trapped in a community she thinks are against her. Desperate to expose the conspiracy and find out what what happened to her friend, Kelly turns to the only person she thinks can help, her estranged brother, Geoff. Geoff is an active member of the anti-fracking movement, and his loathing of Julia’s life-choices and belief in local superstitions make their relationship difficult. Tensions rise as Kelly becomes torn between logic and her brother’s fairy-stories, she must face a truth, decide which side is she on, or else she could be next