This Little Death

When Zoe sees Mortimer for the first time her heart skips a beat. The love that stirs within her is reminiscent of a previous unrequited affair and she begins a relationship with Mortimer that is full of love and lust. But when the burning passion fades and Zoe’s subconscious intentions begin to show their devilish faces, will the couple make it out unscathed?

Credits / Collaborators / Cast

Starring Sarah Bauer and Jay Simpson

Director – Alex Hardy

Writer – Tom Van Can

Producers – Nick Blair and Alex Hardy

Executive producer – Josephine Hawes

Co-producers – Tom Van Can and Sarah Bauer

Director of Photography – Mark Barrs

Editor – Alex Hardy

Original score – Jonathon Deering

Hair & Makeup – Neecol Corry

Production Designer – Lyndon Ogbourne

The story behind the film

This Little Death screened as part of FrightFest’s 20th Anniversary in 2019 and won Best UK Short at the London Independent Film Festival as well as Best Actress and an Indie Spirit Award at the Idyllwild Festival of Cinema in California.


Genre: Thriller / Horror
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English
Length in minutes: 19
YEAR: 2020