Breaking Out (2021)

  • Shorts, Drama
  • 54min

Four short stories of sacrifice, regret, resilience & empowerment. The films illustrate how the past doesn’t have to define the future; but that it’s ultimately up to the individual to make things happen and break out.

MAIRI

(Dir: Natalie Malla / UK / 2020)

When Mairi meets her estranged daughter Theresa for the first time after six years apart, her dream of a heart-warming reconciliation does not go to plan. In English.

NO MORE WINGS

(Dir: Abraham Adeyemi / UK / 2019)

Two lifelong friends meet up at their childhood favorite South London fried chicken shop at a divergent point in their lives. This enchanting tale of friendship treads between both past and present showing how one’s promise and talent can struggle to be fulfilled. In English

I CHOOSE

(Dir: Tina Pasotra / UK / 2020)

Rupi sacrifices all that she has ever known to start a new life in Wales with her two young daughters. In English.

SWING FOR THE FENCES

(Dir: Alex Hardy / UK / 2020)

Kelly lives with and cares for her elderly grandmother, who suffers from dementia. The stress of her daily grind takes its toll as she tries to balance these additional responsibilities with her own life. In English.

Package Age Recommendation: 15+

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Language

English