Role Play
Film - Program 4 Filmfest 2014

Role Play

Directed by Brynach Day


Director: Brynach Day
Section: Program 4
Country: USA, United Kingdom
Year: 2014
Language: English
Version: Original version
Cast: Emma Leah Ponchaud, Ethan Nathan Sussex, Kate Elizabeth Healey, Jonathan Sam Caple, Andrew Dan Middleton

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Role Play

In West Wales, Emma, nine, takes care of the home while her single mother Kate subjugates herself to the needs of her boyfriend. As Emma’s older brother and his friend walk home he attempts to impress his friend with acts of rebellion. When they get home the boy witnesses Kate having sex and decides to use Emma as a means to explore the adult sexual world. In so doing he forces her brother into silent complicity and Emma alone into a world she is too young to understand.

Meet the director

Brynach Day


Screenplay: Brynach Day
Director of Photography: Dagmar Weaver Madsen
Film Editor: Sean Goller
Composer: David Buckley
Production Designer: Laura Tarrant-Brown
Costume Design: Nia Morris
Sound: Mike Shoring
Producer: Brynach Day