My Mother's Eyes

My Mother’s Eyes (2023)

My Mother’s Eyes had its international première on Mon 28th Aug at FrightFest My Mother’s Eyes opens with a close-up of a woman’s eyes, tearing, anguished, and then – after the sound of a newborn’s cry – flushed with relief and anxiety and a complicated kind of happiness, as the music of a cello fills…

Cushion

Pin Cushion (2017)

When we first meet Iona (Lily Newmark) and Lyn (Joanna Scanlan), they are in transition – literally moving into a new home in a new town, with their 17-year-old pet budgie and endless boxes of bric-a-brac. Hunchbacked Lyn and her flame-haired daughter are like figures from a fairytale – both a tight, loving mother-and-daughter pair,…