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Falling, The

Original title: Falling, The
German title: Falling, The
Great Britain, 2014

Director: Morley, Carol
Production company: Independent
Co-producers: BBC Films
Age recommendation: 16 years and up
Length: 102 min.
Film genre: Feature film

It’s 1969 at a strict English girls’ school where charismatic, rebellious Abbie and intense, troubled Lydia are best friends. After a tragedy occurs at the school, a mysterious fainting epidemic breaks out threatening the stability of all involved. Within the volatile, eerie atmosphere of the school and her troubled home life, Lydia is driven to discover the truth behind the mystery whilst holding onto her fragile friendship with Abbie. Before long, the condition begins to spread throughout the school community and when Lydia’s own symptoms worsen, she rallies against the school’s authorities to find and remove the underlying cause before it’s too late.

London IFF 2014, Beijing IFF 2015, Munich 2015, Karlovy Vary IFF 2015, Giffoni 2015

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Independent Film (GB)