A millennial couple struggle to repair their relationship damaged by a recurring dream of a mysterious woman whilst preparing for an important evening. Is the dream woman real and will the couple reconcile with one another?

  • Martin Lloyd
    It Never Leaves, Bloq
  • Kevin Hickey
  • Martin Lloyd
  • Jacob Stevens
    Key Cast
  • Phoebe Mills
    Key Cast
  • Corinne Strickett
    Key Cast
    "Maria "
  • Mike Kelson
    Key Cast
  • Claire Marlein
    Key Cast
    "Mystery Woman"
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    17 minutes 13 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 10, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    5,701 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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Director Biography - Martin Lloyd

Martin Lloyd (Porto, 1996) holding a Licentiate degree in Sound & Image from the Catholic University of Portugal (2018) and a Master of Arts degree (M.A.) in film directing from the Met Film School in London (2019), has participated in several artistic projects from music and theatre to film and photography, including the direction and production of the short films It Never Leaves (2016), BLOQ (2018) and recently, Housewarming (2020) which has won various awards at festivals from different countries, namely awards for “Best Student Film”, “Best Screenwriter”, “Best Actress” and “Best Young Director.” He is currently working on diverse projects, from directing and editing films to screenwriting, directing and editing music videos, documentaries and promotional videos.

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Director Statement

I am just happy to be doing what I love most. Housewarming is an attempt at adding a touch of the surreal with the mundane. An exaggeration of normality.