Private Project

The Snake and the Apple

Holly writes stories. When the princess in her new book faces the conflict of embracing her darker ideals, Holly finds herself reflecting the struggles of real life. But her sister's caught on, and intends to provoke something sinister.

  • Millie Hine
    Try Hard
  • Millie Hine
    The White Rose, Going Home
  • Millie Hine
    Try Hard
  • Sophia Oram
    Key Cast
  • Ella Nadine-Hughes
    Key Cast
  • Sara Toussaint
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Fantasy, Drama, Coming-of-age, Short
  • Runtime:
    16 minutes 24 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 10, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    400 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - CNC
  • Liftoff First Time Filmmaker
    Pinewood Studios, Iver, England
    July 8, 2022
    Official Selection
  • The All American High School Film Festival
    New York, New York
    United States
    October 22, 2022
    Times Square Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Student World Impact Film Festival
    New York, New York
    United States
    November 17, 2022
    Honourable Mention
  • UPIKE Media and Arts Festival
    Pikeville, Kentucky, United States
    United States
    April 28, 2023
    Official Selection
  • United Kingdom Student Film Festival
    United Kingdom
    April 11, 2023
    Special Mention
  • Broadway International Film Festival
    Los Angeles, California
    United States
    August 27, 2023
    Official Selection
  • Student Los Angeles Film Awards
    Los Angeles, California
    United States
    August 31, 2023
Director Biography - Millie Hine

Millie Hine is a 17-year-old, multi-award winning screenwriter and director from Lancashire, England. Making films from a young age, Millie is forever creating, planning and building the universes in which her next set of characters will find their adventure. Her first feature-screenplay went on to win first place in the first film festival she entered, and has since garnered international recognition for her filmmaking and screenwriting.

Entirely self-taught, Millie's latest film, The Snake and the Apple, premiered in Times Square, New York in October 2022 as one of only two English films selected in the largest student film festival in the world.

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