WINNER BEST INTERNATIONAL

DIRECTOR AWARD

OREGON SCREAM WEEK HORROR FILM FESTIVAL WINTER 2019

 

 

Official Selection - Andromeda Film Fest
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OFFICIAL SELECTION - Halicarnassus Film
WINNER - BEST ACTRESS AWARD - HALICARNAS
OFFICIAL SELECTION - Oregon Scream Week
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FINALIST - BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARD - F
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NOMINEE - Best Female Filmmaker Award -
NOMINEE - Crime Best Actress - Nadira Mu
NOMINEE - Best Actress Award - NOLA Horr
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SEMI-FINALIST - Cyrus International Mont
OFFICIAL SELECTION - Spooky Movie Intern
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OFFICIAL SELECTION - The Dark Hedges Int
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NOMINEE - BEST DRAMA SHORT - ATLANTA HOR
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FINALIST - The Trailer Film Festival Hol
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SEMI-FINALIST  - The Optical Theatre Hor
OFFICIAL SELECTION - XXII IKUSKA Interna
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NOMINEE - Si Spencer Award - Unrestricte
NOMINEE - Best Score - Unrestricted View
NOMINEE - Best Editing - Unrestricted Vi
OFFICIAL SELECTION - Maverick Movie Awar
NOMINEE - Best Ensembled Performance - M
NOMINEE - Special Achievement Sound Desi
OFFICIAL SELECTION - Believe Psychology
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KEEP MUM is a critically-acclaimed short horror/thriller about domestic trauma and the cycle of domestic violence.  

It is set in Ramsgate, Kent, on the east coast of England, starring a real-life Mother and Son - Nadira & Cameron Murray.

Written and directed by the London-based filmmaker Luana Di Pasquale,

co-produced by Reblis Films and Lunadipas Films in association with QareyFilm

 

KEEP MUM is a short pilot for Luana’s debut feature film MY ENEMY WITHIN.

 

KEEP MUM is distributed by Mbur Films Indie Film Distribution

 

 KEEP MUM is currently available on AmazonPrimeUK, AmazonPrimeUS and Sofy.tv

KEEP MUM premieres on Short TV on the 11th April at 00.00 

 

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS, NOMINATIONS, AWARDS & SCREENINGS

WHAT PEOPLE THINK ABOUT KEEP MUM

"For a horror short film, KEEP MUM is an impressive piece.

For a debut, Di Pasquale has worked miracles and instantly

carved her name into the genre and the industry as one to watch" 

- UK FILM REVIEW

"Writer / Director Luana Di Pasquale serves up a compact, clever and haunting little tale with KEEP MUM. This psychological piece applies the adage of ‘less is more’ perfectly, and results in a fantastic example of British indie horror done right.”

- LONDON HORROR SOCIETY

"Claustrophobic, haunting and surreal, KEEP MUM is a

psychological thriller/horror that packs a feminist punch."

- BRITFLICKS

"Luana Di Pasquale’s ‘KEEP MUM’ is the kind of film that never stops erupting.

No matter how many times you watch it, it will always scorch your heart." 

- SCREENSILVERBLACK

"KEEP MUM explores the dark and the light of our psychology.

A film sprinkled with horror, surrealism, anticipation, involving its audience

by holding them against a wall then throwing them to the ground."

- FILMOTOMY

 "KEEP MU' journeys into the horror/psychological thriller genres, taking

 the audience on a real emotional roller-coaster."

- FILM-FORUMS

 

"KEEP MUM explores the dark and the light of our psychology.

A film sprinkled with horror, surrealism, anticipation, involving its audience

by holding them against a wall then throwing them to the ground."

- FILMOTOMY

"Di Pasquale is a woman to watch. She has already shown herself to be a director

with a precise awareness of what she wants to convey with her camera.

She is sure to continue to gain more recognition with her future projects".

- FEMME FILMMAKERS FESTIVAL

 

"KEEP MUM is no phantasmal horror film,

but a true life horror story, one which echos throughout the globally" 

- THE CULT OF THE CINEMA

"KEEP MUM is an Orchestra of Inner Torment"

- CUT FRAME MAGAZINE

"KEEP MUM is a Horror, Drama  and Thriller that will have wanting for more"

- SOFY.TV

"Luana Di Pasquale’s treatment of domestic drama in KEEP MUM is

at once thorough and fresh. Watch out for her!"

- Marco Valerio Pugini, Panorama Films

"KEEP MUM is a masterly debut film by Luana Di Pasquale.

A brooding, sometimes shocking work, it casts an intense gaze on domestic trauma of an especially dark nature. Great work."

Chris Salewicz, journalist, broadcaster and novelist

"KEEP MUM packs a punch delivering a brutal snapshot of a mother pushed beyond the edge - the production values are great, as is the lead performance -

the music, sound mix and slick title - Luana has done a great job

with modest means and a slender team"

Daniel Konrad Cooper, Rather Good Films

"Well, KEEP MUM packs a punch in fifteen minutes!  

Spare, lyrical, beautiful, tortured. Phenomenal pace"

Barbara Denman

"KEEP MUM is an unsettling and perplexing film, packed with startling imagery and brimming with verve. The lead actress, Nadira, gives a remarkable performance, especially considering she is so frequently the only character on screen, with no other actors to play off of.

Her climactic interaction with the child answers some questions and raises many others,

in the best possible way... "- L. A.

 

 

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