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Above (2015)

Nineteen-year-old Niamh returns home from prison to reconnect with her baby daughter. But first she must navigate the fractured relationship with her own mother.

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Michael Bhim
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Cast

Cast overview:
Charlotte Spencer ... Niamh
Mairead McKinley Mairead McKinley ... Sheila
Seun Shote Seun Shote ... Derek
Ava-Pearl Allen Ava-Pearl Allen ... Leah
Anna Brooks Beckman Anna Brooks Beckman ... police Officer
Kirsty J. Curtis ... Neighbour
Gary Hawker Gary Hawker ... police Officer
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ABOVE follows 19-year-old Niamh [BAFTA nominee Charlotte Spencer] over a 24-hour period as she returns home from prison to reconnect with her baby daughter. But first she must navigate the fractured relationship with her own mother. As they struggle to reconcile and find redemption, Niamh's only hope is to rise above it all. Despite her best intentions, events spiral out of control and she takes drastic action - with life changing consequences for the family.

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Short | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 October 2015 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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Budget:

GBP13,500 (estimated)
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Bright Wire Films See more »
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2.35 : 1
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Nominated for Best Short Film at the National Film Awards (2016) See more »

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