FIVE PACE FILMS presents....
Alongside us putting on Theatre Productions we are also starting up our new Film Adventure - producing short films! First film to be released October 2019 - if you are interested in participating in film drop us an email!
"a well loved script is one that is covered in curry, coffee and critiques" - Daisy Dot 2019
Release date: October 10th 2019
Written and directed by Daisy Dot
Assistant Director: Keenan Denton
Head of Photography: TJ Dudley
Producers: Florence Tendi, Eve Scott, Mo Deria, Esther Williams, TJ Dudley, Keenan Denton
Daisy Dot as Daisy Dot
Mo Deria as Anorexia
Esther Williams as Depressive
Lisa Highton as Sosie
Keenan Denton as Anger and Key
Robert Hawkins as Dad
Steph Ashby as Mum
Geordie Shepley as Dr.Krampers
Sam Shepley as OCD
"I love the comedy used to make such a dark subject more relevant, loved every moment of it" - E.W.
As part of Daisy Dot’s (the writer’s) recovery from Anorexia and Depression she wrote a script trying to make light out of her dark situation. Jam Sandwich is full of clichés on such a rich topic such as mental health but this time it’s seen from a different more comedic angle. A film that will not just make you sympathise but empathise. How does it feel to have an illness of the mind when it’s almost invisible to others? A
Running time 55 min
"It's really insightful and made me understand a wee bit more about how it must feel from the inside"
"Can't stop thinking about it, (sign of a great short film I reckon)"
"The script did not let up, building to quite the crescendo, leaving an indelible 'Daisy' imprint"
"It was so relatable in ares but also did what I've wanted to see in a lot of short films, have that comedic twist."
“If the intention when writing and creating it was to produce something honest, creative, emotional, and yet balanced, I think you hit the right notes”
"It’s a testament to creativity, imagination, passion, skill, determination and humour about a pretty dark subject - and its as far away from a self-indulgent Gen X take on mental health as you can get."