BROKEN

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Screening: Thursday 6th October. 9.25pm

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BROKEN

The director Shaun Robert Smith and actor/producer Craig Conway will be with us for the screening to present and Q+A afterwards. 

Director: Shaun Robert Smith, Cast:  Morjana Alaoui, Mel Raido, Craig Conway. UK, 2016, 97 min.

A young French woman, fleeing from an abusive past, and trying to find a new life for herself in the UK takes a job caring for a tetraplegic, but the stress of the job stirs up painful memories. It seems the limits of caring are not always as clear as they should be…

A slow-burning and sulphurous psychological thriller, woundingly well-played by Morjana Alaoui of MARTYRS infamy and Mel Raido, this is a queasily uncomfortable study of entrapment and emotional and physical dependency; of two desperate people locked in a increasingly poisonous relationship. Sour, cynical, shot through with flashes of black humour, and with subtle, nuanced, ever-shifting characterisation – it offers a truly harrowing and horrific journey into the heart of darkness and destruction.