Dirty God (2019)

Director: Sacha Polak Run Time: 104 min. Rating: NR

Starring: Eliza Brady-Girard, Katherine Kelly, Vicky Knight

“A grounded story of human resilience that can’t help but move you”

– Hanna Flint, TimeOut

About the film:

The first Dutch-helmed film to screen in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition at the Sundance Film Festival.

Jade is a young single mother severely burned by an acid attack. After facial surgery, her beauty is lost beneath the scars. Descending a self-destructive path with relationships crumbling, Jade must take drastic action to reclaim her life.

About the filmmaker:

English-language debut for Dutch writer and director Sacha Polak. Hemel (2012), her debut feature, won the International Federation of Film Critics Award after screening at Berlin. Her second feature film, Zurich (2015), premiered at Berlin and won the International Confederation of Art Cinema Award.

Winner of the BAFTA Breakthrough Brits award, celebrated newcomer Vicky Knight describes her emotional filming experience.

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