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Not too far away from Paradise

Louisa a pregnant woman, goes to visit her mother after having been away for a while. Through this interaction, a difficult secret from the past emerges again explaining why this mother and daughter have been separate for so long.

  • Samuel James Thomson
  • Samuel James Thomson
  • Pranati Kishore Wadhwa
  • Anna Ivankovitch
    Key Cast
    "Louisa "
  • Leila Wetton
    Key Cast
    "Young Juliet"
  • Megan Manning
    Key Cast
    "Old Juliet"
  • Aurora Harris
    Key Cast
    "Anna "
  • Marc David Julian Nickl
  • Max Roberts
    Production Design
  • Viral Parmar
    Sound Design & Recourdist
  • Jason Darmadi
  • Hopeson Makokha
    Music Composer
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 49 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 5, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    4,000 GBP
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  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - University for The Creative Arts, Farnham
Director Biography - Samuel James Thomson

Samuel James Thomson is a Swiss British writer and director, recently graduated from the University of the Creative Arts in Farnham.

He holds his main inspirations from European Art House cinema, holding in high regards auteurs such Tarkovsky, Bergman, Godard, Kieślowski and Fellini.

His graduation film: "Not too far away from Paradise" is about to start its festival run in early May.

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Director Statement

I want my audience to feel firstly before understanding what might be happening in the story.