Late Splitters (Previously developed as ‘Step Into the Silent Land’). A British qualifying feature film (Psychological drama).
Currently at script stage (images below shot summer 2016).
“ Identical twins: experts suggest that in pregnancy, the late separation of the mother’s egg into two brings a higher rate of telepathy than in single births….”
Rachel (16) is an identical twin to Sarah. They are always seen in comparison with each other and are fiercely competitive. When Sarah goes away volunteering for the summer – Rachel is left alone.
Rachel, unable to cope by herself starts to impersonate Sarah while visiting a group of Sarah’s one time friends. At first, this is a coping mechanism, but soon Rachel morphs herself into Sarah’s identity.
However, Rachel is unaware that she has entered a more mature world getting close to Sarah’s one-time boyfriend, Kevin. As events darken and spiral out of control, Rachel knows this lie is destroying her as she searches for a way out.
Selected onto the East of England Creative England Talent Lab, 2016.
Venice College, 2013 highly recommended Step Into the Silent Land.
Selected as one of twelve writers on the Creative England / Wavelength Films Ltd Write 2 Screen programme. September 2013.
Shortlisted to the final 20 projects out of 380 with ifeatures 2 (Creative England).
Aimed at a global Arthouse audience (25-40), crucially a festival film garnering awards in festivals worldwide. However, will also have crossover appeal to a young female audience.
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