Magazine article Screen International

UK Indie Feature 'Hurt by Paradise' Wraps Shooting

Magazine article Screen International

UK Indie Feature 'Hurt by Paradise' Wraps Shooting

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The production describe the film as ’a London version of ‘Frances Ha’ meets ‘Manhattan’’.

‘Hurt By Paradise’

Hurt By Paradise, a UK independent feature directed by Greta Bellamacina, has wrapped production after a 22-day shoot on location in London and Margate.

Written by Bellamacina and Sadie Brown, the film was shot for £100,000, and is produced by Robert Montgomery. Hal Brotherton-Ratcliffe (Hippopotamus) is executive producer, and the main investor on the film.

Described by the production as ‘a London version of Frances Ha meets Manhattan’, the film follows a struggling poet single mother and her unexpected friendship with her babysitter - a middle-aged failed actress and fantasist. It looks at the stereotypes and assumptions made about middle-aged women and single mothers. …

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