Lucy Brydon‘s SICK(ER) has been commissioned in the latest round of Film London’s Microwave scheme, supported by the BFI, BBC Films, and Creative Skillset. The award-winning feature film scheme seeks to champion the capital’s best emerging talent with both development support and production funding. SICK(ER) is written and directed by Lucy, and produced by Jeanette Sutton and Dan Cleland.
What happens when you just can’t let go? This is the main question facing protagonist Stephanie in Sick(er). An anorexic who has battled her ED for most of her adult life, Stephanie wants to rebuild her relationship with her estranged daughter, Pearl. She’ll do almost anything to get her daughter back – including stalking Pearl’s stepmother Gloria.
Sick(er) is a howl at dysfunctional attitudes to self-image. The film will explore family bonds in all their touching, sometimes nasty, but always fascinating manifestations.
Find out more about Microwave here.