Experiencing Interruptions?


A lonely young woman struggles to deal with her melancholy despite the efforts of friends and family.

  • Kieran Bourne
    web-series 'Call It a Day', 'Those of Us', 'She's Just a Girl and So Am I'
  • Kieran Bourne
    'I Am Pilate', 'Those of Us'
  • Oriane Pick
    'I AM', 'Smudged Smile', 'KOTTI', web-series 'Call It a Say'
  • Anais Ferrato
    Assistant Producer on 'I AM', 'Smudged Smile', 'KOTTI'
  • Oriane Pick
    Key Cast
    Gabi in 'I AM', Eva Favreau in 'Call It a Day'
  • Jennifer Leong
    Key Cast
    Lian Zhu in 'Doctors', Jane in 'Kat and the Band'
  • Sally Faulkner
    Key Cast
    Granny in 'I AM', Lizzie Sheldon/ Linda Jefferson in Doctors,
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  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 28 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 19, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    6,426 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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  • Shooting Format:
    Film 16mm
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Underwire Film Festival
    United Kingdom
    March 12, 2022
    Official Selection & Best Sound Design Nomination
  • Paris International Film Festival
    WINNER - Best Cinematography
  • Unrestricted View Film Festival
    United Kingdom
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Kieran Bourne

Kieran Bourne is an independent Director of Film, TV and Theatre. He has written and/or directed numerous award-winning short films including the Oscar and BAFTA Qualifying ‘I Am Pilate’ starring Shaun Scott, ‘Call It a Day’ which won the Best Dramedy Award at the BNM Web Fest 2020, ‘Say Your Name’ which received Best Director and Best Actress nominations at the Unrestricted View Film Festival 2019, LGBTQ drama ‘Soft Hands’ which won Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor at the Fusion International Film Festival 2020; Bute Street Film & Art Festival 2020 Best Film Winner 'Those of Us' and the Oniros Best Silent Film Award winner ‘She’s Just a Girl and So Am I’'.

He has shadowed directors on BBC dramas ‘Casualty’ and ‘Doctors’ as well being a Performance Arts Lecturer on Acting and Film at the Bucks New University.

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Director Statement

It was difficult to write this script and it has been a story that I feel I’ve been trying to tell for a long time but never quite found a way to truly express it. Having dealt with my own long term undiagnosed mental health issues I knew the sensation was best realised through film. But how? During the pandemic I had a lot of time to really assess and look at myself and what it meant to be a film director. During this time I assessed my work and delved deeper into my studies, recalling previous nuggets of inspiration and information. One of them came from the great Stanley Kubrick. This completely freed my mind as to how I could realise this film.
To paraphrase the great man he said, if it can be thought it can be film and that cinema is more like music than it is fiction. Filmmakers can often be inhibited by the idea of finding the story or the narrative in a dramatic or performance sense. However, the power of cinema is the same as that of music. A piece of music has no narrative story to follow but the music itself is the story. The loudness, the tempo, the pitch, tells us how the music is meant to feel and so communicates a story. There’s something about watching a film that can be as comforting as a knowing look; a supportive glance. Sometimes that’s all we need.