Poppy (2021)

  • Drama
  • 1h 38m

POPPY

STREAMING FROM 29TH OCTOBER - 4TH NOVEMBER (UK & IRELAND)

A young woman with Down syndrome refuses to be defined by disability and takes control of her own life. Her ambition to become a motor mechanic – starting with the apprenticeship promised by her late father – is stalled by her super protective brother who has reluctantly inherited the family workshop/garage business. And it’s not until she teams up with an ex- school friend who needs his car fixed in time to enter the local burnout competition that her plans progress.

Age Recommendation: 15+ *Contains moderate to strong language throughout and scenes that may upset younger audiences.

Available to watch between 29th October - 4th November.

Screening as part of Cinemagic Belfast.

Cinemagic Festival is funded by Belfast City Council, Tourism NI and funded by the Department for Communities through Northern Ireland Screen. Cinemagic is supported by the BFI FAN Film Exhibition Fund, awarding funds from National Lottery.

Director

Linda Niccol

Writer

Linda Niccol

Producer

Robin Laing

Producer

Alex Cole-Baker

Language

English