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The Other Woman

A stirring drama that delves into a woman’s promiscuity and her twilight years.
4/5

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Directed by Cameron Lee Horace, from a script by Horace & Miles Gibson, ‘The Other Woman’ is a short drama film that explores the unapologetic life of a promiscuous woman. Sophie Colquhoun leads the cast as Maise in her youthful prime, with Claudia Lindemann as Maisie in frailty. The narrative, which is occasionally dredged in humor, delves into Maisie’s unvarnished liaisons – which has left her an outcast and living in a nursing home. Showcasing themes of aging, nostalgia and family estrangement, the film also divulges the condescending behavior towards the aged. A captivating watch from the get-go.

The 22-minute film opens with a glimpse into Maisie’s spirited youth in the early 1950s. The drama cuts to 2004, where Maisie finds herself “lost” and “trapped” in the Silver Twilight Nursing Home. As an elderly Maisie sits inexpressive, her personality is sharply exhibited via the ghost of her youth (played by Sophie Colquhoun). Despite elderly Maisie’s desolate existence, she shows no repentance for her unconventional lifestyle.

Cameron Lee Horace and Miles Gibson have created a fascinating narrative that will stir conflicting emotions from the audience. Sophie Colquhoun’s performance is highly commendable – her ability to portray brazen mischievousness is highly entertaining. Despite a limited performance from Claudia Lindemann, a worthy mention is due for bringing a sense of empathy to the flawed character. The film is finely shot in black and white – without jeopardizing overall quality – a smart move that brings weight to the 1950s era. A pleasant watch that is well deserving of your precious 22-minutes. Highly recommended.

Brief Synopsis

An elderly lady sits vacant in a residential nursing home as ghosts of her younger self and deceased sisters are sent from memory to confront a life of lust, re-visiting moments from the past in 1950s and 1940s England.
The Other Woman

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Director(s): Cameron Lee Horace
Writer(s): Cameron Lee Horace, Miles Gibson
Cast: Andy Anson, Fiona Leishman, Joe Snape, Lisa Ronaghan, Sophie Colquhoun
Producer(s): Sophie Colquhoun
Director of Photography: Jordan Adcock
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Runtime: 21 min

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The Other Woman

A stirring drama that delves into a woman’s promiscuity and her twilight years.
4/5

Review

Directed by Cameron Lee Horace, from a script by Horace & Miles Gibson, ‘The Other Woman’ is a short drama film that explores the unapologetic life of a promiscuous woman. Sophie Colquhoun leads the cast as Maise in her youthful prime, with Claudia Lindemann as Maisie in frailty. The narrative, which is occasionally dredged in humor, delves into Maisie’s unvarnished liaisons – which has left her an outcast and living in a nursing home. Showcasing themes of aging, nostalgia and family estrangement, the film also divulges the condescending behavior towards the aged. A captivating watch from the get-go.

The 22-minute film opens with a glimpse into Maisie’s spirited youth in the early 1950s. The drama cuts to 2004, where Maisie finds herself “lost” and “trapped” in the Silver Twilight Nursing Home. As an elderly Maisie sits inexpressive, her personality is sharply exhibited via the ghost of her youth (played by Sophie Colquhoun). Despite elderly Maisie’s desolate existence, she shows no repentance for her unconventional lifestyle.

Cameron Lee Horace and Miles Gibson have created a fascinating narrative that will stir conflicting emotions from the audience. Sophie Colquhoun’s performance is highly commendable – her ability to portray brazen mischievousness is highly entertaining. Despite a limited performance from Claudia Lindemann, a worthy mention is due for bringing a sense of empathy to the flawed character. The film is finely shot in black and white – without jeopardizing overall quality – a smart move that brings weight to the 1950s era. A pleasant watch that is well deserving of your precious 22-minutes. Highly recommended.

Brief Synopsis

An elderly lady sits vacant in a residential nursing home as ghosts of her younger self and deceased sisters are sent from memory to confront a life of lust, re-visiting moments from the past in 1950s and 1940s England.
The Other Woman

Credits

Director(s): Cameron Lee Horace
Writer(s): Cameron Lee Horace, Miles Gibson
Cast: Andy Anson, Fiona Leishman, Joe Snape, Lisa Ronaghan, Sophie Colquhoun
Producer(s): Sophie Colquhoun
Director of Photography: Jordan Adcock
Animation:

Specifications

Genre: ,
Country:
Language:
Year:
Runtime: 21 min

IMDb Page

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