Rocks

Sarah Gavron

Transicions United Kingdom 93 min Catalan premiere Fiction

Synopsis

The film follows teenager Rocks (Bakray) who fears that she and her little brother Emmanuel (D’angelou Osei Kissiedu) will be forced apart if anyone finds out they are living alone. With the help of her friends, she evades the authorities and navigates the most defining days of her life. A film about the joy, resilience and spirit of girlhood.

Themes

European CinemaComing-of-ageFemale DirectorSocial Issues

Director

Sarah Gavron

She graduated from the National Film and Television School, where she shot several short films selected at international festivals. She made her feature film debut with Brick Lane, for which she was nominated for a BAFTA award. After being considered by Variety magazine as a filmmaker to watch and filming several films and documentaries for television, she directed Suffragettes, winner of an EFE and a BIFA award, among many others. Rocks is her third fiction feature film.

Filmography: Rocks (2019), Sufragistes (2015), Village at the End of the World (codirigit, 2012), Brick Lane (2007), The Girl in the Lay-By (curt, 2000), Losing Touch (curt, 2000)

Sarah Gavron

Film information

Address: Sarah Gavron
Script: Theresa Ikoko, Claire Wilson
Contact: The Festival Agency
With: Bukky Bakray, Kosar Ali, D'angelou Osei Kissiedu, Shaneigha-Monik Greyson, Ruby Stokes
Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2019
Format: DCP
Length: 93 min
Language: English
Subtitles: Spanish

Sessions

30/04/2021 - 16:00h
Renoir Floridablanca – Sala 2
09/05/2021 - 18:30h
Renoir Floridablanca – Sala 7
Tickets

Awards

SANT SEBASTIÁN FILM FESTIVAL
SIGNIS Award

BAFTA AWARDS
Best Casting

BIFA AWARDS
Best British Independent Film
Best Casting
Best Supporting Actress
Most Promising Newcomer

Poster

Rocks