Saturday 7th October 2017, 14:00-15:30
Part of the UK Short Film Programme
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Length: 10 min
Director: Charlie Francis
Amanda awakes from a one-night stand with woman she can’t get away from quickly enough. Her gay friend Nick calls telling her his mother is paying a surprise visit, bringing her Victorian values with her. Will Amanda play along and bury her pride by pretending to be his girlfriend?
Charlie directed the Iris Prize winning short Middle Man, which earned him a BAFTA New Talent nomination. When A Man Loves A Woman allowed him to work with Oscar winning sound mixer Richard Pryke. In 2016 he completed a creative residency teaching an introductory film making course. Charlie has judged the International and Best Actor competitions at Iris Prize Festival and has expanded into curating short films as a partner of Blueprint – Scottish Independent Shorts. He is currently working an various projects.