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Philophobia (2019)

Set in the English countryside, Philophobia depicts small town adolescence. One week of school remains for Kai, an aspiring writer, and his friends. How they spend this time will cost one of them their life and leave them changed forever.

Director:

Guy Davies

Writers:

Matthew Brawley (story by), Guy Davies
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Credited cast:
Harry Lloyd ... Mr. Jackson
James Faulkner ... Mr. Hurt
Joshua Glenister ... Kai
Kim Spearman ... Grace
Kate Isitt ... Sammy's Mum
Jack Gouldbourne ... Megsy
Alexander Lincoln ... Kenner
Charlie Frances Charlie Frances ... Sammy
Grace Englert ... Emma
Elizabeth Healey ... Lill
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jen Bird Jen Bird ... Lisa Silver
Marc Danbury ... Phil
Andrew Golightly Andrew Golightly ... Invigilator
James Graeme ... Head Teacher
Olen Gunn ... Devin
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Set in the English countryside, Philophobia depicts small town adolescence. One week of school remains for Kai, an aspiring writer, and his friends. How they spend this time will cost one of them their life and leave them changed forever.

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(n.) the fear of falling in love

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Stunning
16 February 2020 | by Milaaaa1982See all my reviews

Philophobia is beautiful from start to finish. Visually and narratively, it excels in fully immersing you into this small town coming-of-age story. Yes, the run time is long and it is worth every minute!


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 October 2019 (USA) See more »

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