International Programme

High Drama

In Brutal, the former doyenne of a cable news channel stumbles upon a sex scandal. First Date has a grieving mother worry about her daughter’s admirer. In Night Ride a late-night tram journey takes an unexpected turn. Tommies takes us back to Regency England and news of a scandal. The stakes are high and emotions frayed in this quintet of stories from the US, UK, Israel, Ireland and Norway.

55 Minutes


Brutal | Dir. Sam McConnell | USA | 13mins

First Date | Dir. Clara Planalles | Ireland | 12mins

Night Ride | Dir. Erik Tveiten | Norway |15mins

Tommies | Dir. Brian Fairbairn and Karl Eccleston | UK | 15mins

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