Award: World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic, Sundance 2023
Synopsis: Living alone in her flat, 12-year-old Georgie must confront reality when her estranged father, Jason, shows up out of nowhere. Uninterested in a new parental figure, she remains resistant to his efforts. As they both adjust, Georgie and Jason find that they have a lot of growing up to do.
Directors Bio: Charlotte Regan is a British film director. In 2023, her debut feature film Scrapper won the Grand Jury Prize for the World Cinema Dramatic Competition at the Sundance Film Festival, 2023. Her first short film, Standby, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Set entirely in a police car, it went on to win a Sundance Ignite award and be nominated for a BAFTA. Her second short film Fry-Up was screened at the BFI London Film Festival, Sundance and Berlinale. Her third film, Dodgy Dave, played at Toronto (TIFF) and BFI London.
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Writer: Charlotte Regan