I Am Me

'I Am Me' tells the story of 24 year old Charlie, a young man with a learning disability and autism. Charlie loves gardening and books but hates shouting and graffiti.

The story begins as Charlie is moving into his own flat. With Charlie’s mum being ill and struggling with his care, Charlie’s older brother Tom is keen that he takes steps towards living a more independent life. Over time though Charlie is targeted by local youths and the abuse starts to escalate.

‘I Am Me’ is a hard hitting and emotional film that explores many complex issues surrounding the effects of disability hate crime, in a thought provoking yet sensitive way.

  • Jenni Mason
    Someday, Choices
  • Jenni Mason
    Someday, Choices
  • Grant Mason
  • David Wallace
  • Daniel Cameron
    Key Cast
    Wedding Belles
  • Alan Orr
    Key Cast
  • Angela Moore
    Key Cast
  • Una McDade
    Key Cast
  • Dani Heron
    Key Cast
  • Leigh Quinn
    Key Cast
    8 minutes idle
  • Heather MacInnes
    Key Cast
  • Jordan MacLeod
    Key Cast
  • Scott Kerr
    Key Cast
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  • Genres:
    Drama, Family
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 14 minutes 20 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 26, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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Director Biography - Jenni Mason

Jenni Mason completed a BA Dramatic Studies from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (now Royal Conservatoire Scotland), winning the Theatre in Education Prize. Since then she has written and directed numerous stage plays, TIE productions and short films for clients such as Police Scotland, NHS Scotland and the Scottish Government, exploring a large number of diverse issues. Her film work has included ‘Someday’ - three interwoven short films, and ‘Choices’ - an innovative interactive online drama for Police Scotland aimed at young people aged 11-18. ‘I Am Me’ is her first feature film, adapted from a stage play that she also wrote and directed and which toured around Scotland from 2013-2015.

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