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Short Film

Genre: Drama

Status: Script

Writer, Director: Louisa Rose Mackleston
Producer: Chris Lane
Executive Producer: Simon Beaufoy


After taking his own life, Michael's suicide creates a ripple that will change the lives of the people around him, including those he's never even met.

Additional Information

A Selfish Act is set in Yorkshire and follows the life of a man who has to clean up the trains after people commit suicide on the railways. 

Executive produced by Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire, The Full Monty) the film looks to challenge the stigma associated with mental health issues and suicide, particularly those from a traditional, working-class, northern background.

For more information about this project please email Chris Lane or call 0161 826 0488.

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