Hot Mother
Short Film

A mother and her daughter are going through a very stressful time together. They hope that their stay at a spa hotel in the mountains will help relax the situation. But the isolated retreat becomes the setting for a physical and psychological nightmare.


Cast: Erana James and Alison Bruce
Writer / Director: Lucy Knox
Producers: Evie Mackay and W.A.M. Bleakley
Dop: Adam Luxton
Editor: Paul Rowe
Composer: Evelyn Ida Morris
Colourist: Clare Burlinson at @ Park Road Post

VFX: Simon Deighton


70th Berlinale International Film Festival
2020 Crystal Bear Nominee - Best Short Film Berlinale Generation 14Plus
2021 Melbourne International Film Festival
2021 Whānau Mārama: NZ International Film Festival - Best Short Film Finalist
2021 Australian Director’s Guild Award - Best Short Film - Finalist
2022 Flickerfest Film Festival


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