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.