Directed by Esther May Campbell.
Starring Beth Orton, Muhammet Uzuner, Sophie Burton, James Stuckey, Zamira Fuller, Mike Wright, Mickey Morris, Ewan Cooke, Graeme Hogg and Fouad Cilmi.
Rose longs to see mum, but nobody will take her. Ever. Dad disappears to work. Sister waits for a boy on a damp golf course while their brother communes with spirits online. But Rose reckons a familys like a constellation – connected up there in the infinite. Stars feel each other, even if they’ve died millions of years ago, even if theyre light years apart. Taking destiny into her hands, Rose slips out at dawn into Englands forgotten edge lands. Her departure provokes a family to change, to search for Rose and each other, until discovering the truth of their own awesome inheritance.
Writer-director Esther May Campbell’s feature debut Light Years has a particular familiarity in both plot and