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Available Friday 10/16 - Thursday 10/22

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The seemingly separate lives of an anxious, disillusioned teen girl and a troubled, alienated man converge fatefully in this haunting exploration of womanhood, isolation and toxic masculinity, set in 1980s Newfoundland.

Directors' Bio

Born in Mississauga Ontario, Nicole Dorsey grew up in Burlington before moving to Toronto to attend Ryerson University’s film production program where she obtained her BFA. She has worked extensively as a commercial and narrative director. Her debut feature, BLACK CONFLUX had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film took part in the WIDC Story Program and was a finalist in Francis Ford Coppola’s Screenplay Contest. she also directed ARLO ALONE (2016) through Canadian broadcaster Bell Media; the short premiered in competition at the Atlanta Film Festival and was a Vimeo Staff Pick and A&E Best Film Winner. With a strong penchant for character-driven material, Nicole aims to present a realist portrayal of the human condition.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    100 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
  • Premiere
    Northwest Premiere
  • Rating
    "R" equivalient
  • Director
    Nicole Dorsey
  • Screenwriter
    Nicole Dorsey
  • Producer
    Michael Solomon
  • Co-Producer
    Mark O'Neill
  • Cast
    Ella Ballentine, Ryan McDonald, Olivia Scriven, Luke Bilyk
  • Cinematographer
    Marie Davignon
  • Editor
    Sophie Leblond
  • Production Design
    Melanie Garros
  • Sound Design
    Evan Jerred, Paul Col