True Things

Harry Woottliff

Talents UK 102 min Catalan premiere Fiction

Synopsis

Kate (Ruth Wilson) is sleepwalking through life when a chance sexual encounter with a charismatic stranger (Tom Burke) awakens her. High on infatuation, Kate is headed for an intoxicating car crash.

Themes

LoveEuropean CinemaFemale DirectorFeminismLiteratureSex

Director

Harry Wootliff

She’s a writer and director. Her first feature film Only You (starring Laia Costa and Josh O’Connor) premiered at the 2018 London Film Festival. For Only You, she won the BIFA award for Best Debut Director, and was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Outstanding Debut. Harry’s debut short film Nits was BAFTA nominated and selected for Cannes Directors’ Fortnight. Her second short Trip premiered at Berlin Film Festival, won Best Short Film at Bradford International Film Festival, and was screened at 30 festivals worldwide. Harry was named as one of The Observer’s Rising Stars for Film in 2019.

Filmography: True Things (2021, D'A 2022), Only You (2018), Trip (2008), Nits (2004)

Harry Wootliff

Film information

Director: Harry Woottliff
Script: Molly Davies, Harry Wootliff, Deborah Kay Davies (novel)
Contact: Bureau Sales
With: Tom Burke, Ruth Wilson, Ashley Connor
Country: UK
Year: 2021
Format: DCP
Length: 102 min
Language: English
Subtitles: Catalan
Edition: 2022

Awards

STOCKHOLM FILM FESTIVAL
Best Actress

Poster

True Things