Verve Pictures have announced Lucy Brydon’s critically acclaimed powerful debut feature Body Of Water will get it’s Home Release in January. An sensitively emotional drama that explores the impact of an eating disorder on a family.
Sian Brookes plays an acclaimed war photographer Stephanie who is in recovery from chronic anorexia. After another round of treatment she attempts to reconnect with her family. After a long battle with the disorder she faces another long battle to get that second chance, can she find that strength?
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Having just completed another round of treatment for chronic anorexia, acclaimed war photographer Stephanie (Sian Brooke) is working hard to reconnect with her family. Her mother Susan (Amanda Burton) is supportive but preoccupied by her forthcoming wedding to Annette (Kazia Pelka). Meanwhile Stephanie’s teenage daughter, competitive swimmer Pearl (Fabienne Piolini-Castle), 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.
The film was commissioned through the Film London’s Microwave scheme backed by the BFI (using funds from the National Lottery) and BBC Films and produced by Lions Den Films in association with Bright Shadow Films & Boudica Films.
The film stars Siân Brooke, Amanda Burton, Fabienne Piolini-Castle and Nick Blood.
Body Of Water will be released in the UK & Ireland on DVD and Digital HD from 11th January 2021.