Keith Allott’s short film Flawless was screened at the Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2015 in the Drama category. The film was featured in screenings at the Yorkshire Museum and Friargate Theatre, and portrays the loving relationship between a father, Ansel and his genius daughter, Iniko, which becomes fractured by a major incident, one grey day, and the girl is forced to face the cruelty of mortality.
Since 2014, the film has appeared at 23 film festivals in countries across the world including Puerto Rico, Singapore, India, Spain, Serbia, United States, Ireland and Switzerland. The film featured at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner, New York Independent Film Festival and CineGlobe at the CERN Institute in Geneva.
Produced over two days in Bede Park and Museum Square in Leicester City Centre the film was made by a team of Leicester based film professionals, featuring a lead performance from Jess O’Brien a 14 year old student from the Pauline Quirke Academy in Leicester alongside actors Fergus Caird, Carol Cummings and Karen House. The film is highly emotive, and speaks to anyone who has lost someone, and felt the want to see them again or talk to them one last time.
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