Written & Directed by Duane Hopkins
Produced by Samm Haillay & Rachel Robey
Co-Produced by Alastair Clark & Helge Albers
Sales: Celluloid Dreams
A Third Films Production in association with Flying Moon
with Wellington Films and Brocken Spectre, 2008
Gail’s agoraphobia keeps her inside where she escapes into romance novels. She shares a house with her Nan, recently back from the hospital. Gradually, they both try to reach out to each other to break their isolation. Rob plunges further into his addiction as a way of numbing his heartbreak over the death of his girlfriend. In his stupor, he dreams of embracing her again. Mr & Mrs Gladwin are going through a shift in their 60 year relationship. Years of resentment and unspoken truths have built a barrier between them that Mrs Gladwin, in her abiding love, tries to erode in little gestures.

A new voice in British cinema, Duane Hopkins’ multi-narrative feature debut is a lyrical and honest look at intersecting lives, losses and loves in the heart of rural England.
MEDIA New Talent Prize for Script Writing - Cannes Film Festival 2004
FIPRESCI Award for Best Film - Stockholm Film Festival
Best Cinematography - Kiev International Film Festival

Camera d'Or - Cannes Film Festival 2008
Michael Powell Award - Edinburgh International Film Festival
Diesel Discovery Award - Toronto International Film Festival
Finnkino Prize - Helsinki International Film Festival
The Guardian First Film Award 2009
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