BODY OF WATER (2020)

Dir Lucy Brydon | 95min | GB

Lucy Brydon’s powerful debut feature sensitively explores the impact of an eating disorder on a family.

Having just completed another round of treatment for chronic anorexia, acclaimed war photographer Stephanie is working hard to reconnect with her family. Her mother Susan is supportive but preoccupied by her forthcoming wedding to Annette. Meanwhile Stephanie’s teenage daughter, competitive swimmer Pearl, is angry and full of resentment, refusing to give her mother a second chance. Stephanie will need all her strength to keep her head above water.

“A sobering, difficult but intelligent drama” – Peter Bradshaw in The Guardian.

Film run ends on 10 January 2021