The Cunning

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The Cunning

14 mins | United Kingdom | 2022

Director: Alexandra Maher
Producer: Emory Ruegg
Premiere Status: US Premiere
Screenwriter: Alexandra Maher
Editor: Rebecca Lloyd
Cinematographer: David Wright
Cast: Gemma Arterton, Bethany Asher, Akiya Henry, Ross Armstrong
Genre Tags: Drama, Thriller
Release Year: 2022
Language: English (United Kingdom)
Subtitle: English (United Kingdom)
Country: United Kingdom
Genre: Short Film,Female Director,Disability

(THIS FILM WAS PART OF OUR 2023 FESTIVAL LINEUP AND IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE ON THE SLAMDANCE CHANNEL) Accused as a witch for the visible differences that come with having Down's syndrome, Dolly is locked up in a cell with her mother, sentenced to be tarred, feathered and burned. Together, they set a plan for escape into action but, when the witchfinder arrives, the plan quickly unravels and Dolly must take matters into her own hands.