Mint Pictures in association with Mini Productions present the powerful Northern drama, Edith.
Edith explores the heartbreaking inevitability that is old age. Written by novelist Ray Robinson, whose work has been shortlisted for both the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Authors’ Club First Novel Award. His novel Electricity has also recently been adapted for screen and will be premiering at the BFI Film Festival.
In his directorial debut, Christian Cooke continues to emerge as one of Hollywood’s most engaging and sought after talents with his acting career showcasing roles in Cemetery Junction, Hello Carter and Romeo & Juliet.
Executively produced by Mat Whitecross and Fiona Neilson, whose credits boast the fantastic 24 Hour Party People and Spike Island, this high concept, endearing short film will be shot in January 2016.
Peter Mullan (Trainspotting, War Horse, Tyrannosaur) takes the starring role of haunted Jake with Michelle Fairley (Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Suits) as his Shelia and Elliott Tittensor (Shameless, Spike Island) and Sai Bennett (Mr Selfridge, The Face of an Angel) in supporting roles.