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THE LEVELLING

by Hope Dickson Leach

synopsis

Somerset, England. Trainee veterinarian Clover Catto returns to the farm where she grew up after hearing news that her brother Harry has died - an apparent suicide. Finding the family home in ruins following recent floods that devastated the area, Clover is forced to confront her difficult father Aubrey – about the farm, the livestock and, crucially, the details surrounding Harry’s death. As the funeral approaches Clover’s discoveries send her on an emotional journey of reckoning - with the land, her family and herself.

international title: The Levelling
original title: The Levelling
country: United Kingdom
sales agent: Mongrel Media (CA)
year: 2016
genre: fiction
directed by: Hope Dickson Leach
film run: 85'
screenplay: Hope Dickson Leach
cast: Ellie Kendrick, David Troughton, Jack Holden, Joe Blakemore
cinematography by: Nanu Segal
film editing: Tom Hemmings
art director: Sarah Finlay
music: Hutch Demouilpied
producer: Rachel Robey
co-producer: Anna Griffin
production: Creative England’s iFeatures, Wellington Films Ltd.
distributor: Peccadillo Pictures