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Wellcome Trust turns on Electricity

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- Agyness Deyn starrer to compete with 12 other films

Wellcome Trust turns on Electricity
Electricity by Bryn Higgins

Soda Pictures will release Electricity [+see also:
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, the first co-production from the UK’s Wellcome Trust, today. The film, based on a novel by Ray Robinson and directed by BAFTA nominee Bryn Higgins (Unconditional Love), stars Agyness Deyn (Pusher [+see also:
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) as a young woman with epilepsy that brings extraordinary hallucinations as she searches for her long lost brother.

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Rachel Hillman, Broadcast, Games and Film Manager at the Wellcome Trust and executive producer on Electricity, said, “Electricity is a stunning exploration of how health and science can be an integral part of a story without overshadowing the narrative.”

Higgins said, “I thought that Electricity could be a film that took place in two worlds – the ordinary, real world and the extraordinary hallucinatory world of epilepsy – and take us on a journey that would be striking and original.”

On the same day, Day For Night is releasing Tensin Tsetan Choklay’s Bringing Tibet Home; Signature Entertainment Arie Posin’s Face of Love; Matchbox Films Johannes Holzhausen’s The Great Museum [+see also:
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and Stefan Haupt’s The Circle [+see also:
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; Artificial Eye Nadav Schirman’s The Green Prince [+see also:
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; Warner Bros Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies; Dogwood Stephanie Spray and Pacho Velez’s Manakamana; Sony Pictures Robert Kenner’s Merchants of Doubt; Signature Entertainment Aleksey Tsitsilin’s Snow Queen: The Magic of the Mirror; Yume Pictures Yûzô Asahara’s A Tale of Samurai Cooking: A True Love Story; Walt Disney Steve Loter’s Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast; and Anchor Bay Films Sacha Bennett’s We Still Kill The Old Way.

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