A Clever Woman15

Directed by Jon Sanders | UK | 2022 | 1h 28m | Starring Josie Lawrence, Anna Mottram, Tanya Myers, Bob Goody, James Northcote

Sisters and performance artists Phoebe and Dot return to their family home after the death of their mother. While clearing decades of clutter, the two begin work on a new performance piece which addresses their complex relationship with their mother and each other. An emotional and beguiling chamber drama exploring family bonds, the process of grief, and the ghosts we leave behind.

Join us on Saturday 3rd June for a post-screening Q&A with the director Jon Sanders, producer/writer Anna Mottram, and actor James Northcote. 

Reviews

‘Engagingly low-key English drama defies expectations…a confident, controlled piece of work’
Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

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We showed A Clever Woman between June 3, 2023 and June 7, 2023.

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