THE WIDOW'S LAST
NARRATIVE SHORT FILM

Written and Directed by Vanessa Perdriau

2017 / 20 min / 4K

Ireland, 1847. A destitute young widow desperate to save her dying son, must make a choice, but is the cost of survival worth the price of her humanity?

CAST
Kathryn: Charlotte Peters
Edmund: Matthew Wolf
Sean: Damien Hasson
Michael: Sam Hardy
Mary: Gaoimhe O'Shea

Reel Issues Film
Producers: Jackie Sheppard, Luke Walton, Christopher Gray
DoP: Andy Catarisano
Production Designer: Felicity Boylett
Editors: Andy Toovey, Vanessa Perdriau
Score: Luke Atencio
Visual Effects. Framestore
Sound Post: Halo Post

AWARDS

  • WINNER The Pitch 2016 Film Bursary

  • WINNER 'Best Short Film' Edinburgh Indie Film Festival

  • WINNER 'Best Production Design' Birmingham Film Festival

  • 71st BAFTA AWARDS 'Best Short Film' Longlist

  • IN COMPETITION 'Best Short Film' Flickers: Rhode Island Film Festival 2017

  • IN COMPETITION 'Best Short Film'  Galway Film Fleadh 2017

  • IN COMPETITION 'Best Short Film' Irish Film Festival London 2017

  • IN COMPETITION 'Light in Motion Award' Foyle Film Festival 2017

  • Official Selection LA Shorts Fest 2017

  • Official Selection Rhode Island Film Festival 2017

  • Official Selection Savannah Film Festival 2017

  • Official Selection Portland Film Festival 2017

  • Official Selection Brooklyn Film Festival 2017

  • Official Selection Toronto Shorts Int. Film Festival 2017

  • Official Selection Dingle Film Festival 2017

  • Official Selection Toronto Irish Film Festival 2017

  • Official Selection Chicago Irish Film Festival 2017

  • Official Selection London Lift-Off Film Festival 2017

  • Official Selection Cinema in the Smokies Film Festival 2017

  • Official Selection Disappear Here Film Festival 2017

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