Magazine article Screen International

Microwave Feature 'Sick(er)' Rounds out Cast, Shoot Underway (Exclusive)

Magazine article Screen International

Microwave Feature 'Sick(er)' Rounds out Cast, Shoot Underway (Exclusive)

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Lucy Brydon’s debut feature looks at the mother-daughter-grandmother dynamic through an anorexic protagonist.

Sian Brooke

Filming is underway on Sick(er), the family drama commissioned through Film London’s low-budget Microwave scheme.

Principal photography began on April 30, filming will take place on location in London and Essex.

Cast include Sian Brooke (Sherlock), Amanda Burton (Silent Witness), Fabienne Piolini-Castle (2: Hrs) and Nick Blood (Babylon).

The story follows the anorexic Stephanie (Brooke), who balances relationships with a mother preparing to marry and a teenage daughter in the context of her eating disorder.

Sick(er) is the first feature from writer/director Lucy Brydon, who has previously made shorts including The Space In Between and Babe, and is produced by Dan Cleland & Jeannette Sutton. …

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