Special Screening

JELLYFISH

James Gardner | United Kingdom | 2018 | 101 min.
O.V. in English subtitled in Spanish

An adolescent girl, who has to maintain and look after her problematic family, discovers within herself an unsuspected talent for stand-up comedy.

Direction: James Gardner
Script: James Gardner, Simon Lord
Cinematography: Peter E. Riches
Editing: Sian Clarke
Music: Victor Hugo Fumagalli
Sound: Zoltan Juhasz
Cast: Liv Hill, Victoria Alcock, Angus Barnett, Frankie Boyle, Lee David Brown, Tomos Eames, Swainley Whipps Eden-Entwistle, Oliver Jones
Production: James Gardner, Nikolas Holttum
Production Company: Nik Holttum, Lemonworld

James Gardner

Born in Hereford, England, he is a scriptwriter and film director. In 2012 he directed the short film Two Dancers, featuring Carl Barat from The Libertines, thanks to which he got into the Master’s programa at national Film and Television School in the United Kingdom. During his time there, he directed the short films Barry Glitter, The Car Washer and Ferris & The Fancy Pigeon, finalist for the Odeon Best Short Film of the Year Award and winner of the Best Drama Award from the Royal Television Society. Jellyfish, his first feature film, premiered at the Tribeca Festival.