Welsh director Prano Bailey-Bond returns to genre for her directorial debut Censor, featuring Niamh Algar, Nicholas Burns, Vincent Franklin, Sophia La Porta, Adrian Schiller, and Ben Wheatley regular Michael Smiley in the cast. Produced by Helen Jones, the feature was lensed by Annika Summerson (VS., 2018; Mogul Mowgli, 2020). Bailey-Bond generated a lot of attention for her 2015 short “Nasty.”
Gist: Co-written by Anthony Fletcher, film censor Enid stumbles upon a particularly eerie video nasty which she believes holds the key to her sister’s disappearance. Fantasy and reality are blurred as she embarks on a quest for answers through the film’s director.
Release Date/Prediction: Censor will premiere in the Midnight program the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.