Director: Peter Mackie Burns
Cast: Emily Beecham, Geral;dine Jones, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Nathaniel Martello-White
Country of Origin: UK 2017 90 mins.
Released by Altitude
A striking debut drama from director Peter Mackie Burns. rich in memorably structured scenes and offering a vibrant soundtrack, Daphne is given real drive by the central performance of Emily Beecham in the lead role. Daphne, a young woman juggling a hectic nightlife with a busy restaurant job, finds her life thrown off balance after she saves the life of a young shopkeeper. The façade that she has built to protect herself gradually starts to crack and she takes a fresh look at her fractured life. 2017 Edinburgh Film Festival.