A DAY OFF SCHOOL

A final year Royal Holloway, University of London, graduation film. A dreamlike, poetic, and isolating piece of fiction surrounding a fragile mother and her two children on a day out. Filmed entirely on location in the Shetland Isles, home of director Simon Massey. Directed, Produced, and adapted for the screen by Simon Massey. Inspired by the original short prose, 'A Day Off School' by Nicola Massey. Original Music Composed by Thomas Morley, and performed by Thomas Morley and Josh Navon. Sound Recorded and Designed by Loris Shala Cinematography by Jeanne Lemaire Edited by Matthew Thomas Camera Operated by Jeanne Lemaire, Matthew Thomas, Lucy Hardy, and Simon Massey Project assisted by Sarah Rahman and Arpan Salvani. Shown as part of the Home-Grown Night at the 2010 Shetland Film Festival Please share your comments and feedback