Alexa       

and    

Me

 

The Film

This film is a snapshot of a mother daughter relationship when the mother suddenly becomes unnecessary . All mothers pour their souls into their children without thought for themselves. One day suddenly we are discarded, and nobody ever talks about the loss, or the woman who has been left behind. We are left with a trashed house, a dog who's 105 and the onset of the menopause. It's a clash of the hormones, and we know who wins.

 

became fixated with telling my own story, after a hugely successful short film called "what happened to Evie" winner at Galway Film Festival 2018, starring both my daughter and I.

 

Cast 

Sian Reeves

An actress for over 30 years, theatre, television and film. Favourites include RSC Merchant of Venice, Stephen Poliakoff's Talk of the City, BBC 1's Cutting It, ITV's Northern Lights, ITV's City Lights, Sky 1's Mount Pleasant, Intimacy, Five Seconds to Spare and most recently the Time of their Lives for Universal Studios.

Bessie Coates

One year out of Drama Studio London. Evie in what happened to Evie, Zoe in Alexa and Me and  Margaret in BBC 2's Upstart Crow, and adverts for Ikea and BBC Radio 1.

 

Produced by     

Jeremy Campbell and Sian Reeves

Directed by

Sian Reeves

Edited by

Dawn Trotman

DOP

John Craine 

                       Written by

             Rebecca Crookshank

Sound by

Artur Strakhov

Sound Editor

Kate Davis

Dubbing Editor

Stephen Gilbert

VFX

Nvous Films

DIT

Edward Crimpton

Design by

Eleanora Scoccimarro

Composer

Aaron Levi

Grading by

Mike Green

Make-up by

Emily Hall

Co-created by

Sian Reeves and Rebecca Crookshank

Mum and Toddler

Tilly Brooke and Baxter Brooke Smith

 

Contact Me

Sian Reeves
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