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.

THE LIGHTHOUSE INITIATIVE INC will publish this film on Amazon Prime Video.

  • 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:
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  • 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
Director Biography - Millie Hine

Millie Hine is a multi-award-winning, 16-year-old writer and director from Lancashire, England. Making her first film at age 12, Millie has always had a passion for telling stories.

At age 14, Millie taught herself to write screenplays, and has used her spare time to continue 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, winning over screenplays that had received $250,000 production deals.

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