A Life Less Ordinary (2021)

  • Shorts, Drama
  • 1h 14m

An eclectic and diverse package of new & award winning short films covering a range of themes including - loneliness, parenthood, loss, desire and identity.

UNDERNEATH

(Dir: Calif Chong / Hong Kong & UK / 2019)

A conservative middle-aged woman, Jane, who is a teacher, a wife, a mother, stumbles on a chance of committing infidelity, due to the difficult circumstances in her family life. In Chinese with English Subtitles.

MAGPIE

(Dir: Matt Cooper / UK / 2020)

Late one night, a mechanic calls a number to arrange a late night meeting with the mysterious ‘Magpie’. What happens next is not quite what was expected. In English.

STAYING (AROS MAE)

(Dir: Zillah Bowes / UK / 2020)

A woman from the city has a brief but life-changing connection with a hill farmer and the landscape in remote mid-Wales. In English.

BARE TREES IN THE MIST

(Dir: Rajan Kathet / Nepal / 2019)

When a young woman hears that a neighbour’s husband has returned from abroad with gifts, she undertakes the long, humbling journey to visit him, in this lyrical, emotional, and richly textured drama. In Nepali with English Subtitles.

SINK OR SWIM

(Dir: Alisa Tritenko / UK / 2020)

An Englishwoman faces harsh Russian reality – there are no legal measures in place to protect children from being kidnapped by their own parents. In Russian with English Subtitles.

Package Age Recommendation: 15+

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