Electricity (film)

Electricity is a 2014 British film directed by Bryn Higgins, starring Agyness Deyn, Lenora Crichlow and Christian Cooke. the film is about the journey seen through the eyes of a young woman with epilepsy.[1][2] Electricity is an adaptation of the novel by Ray Robinson. It was produced in Saltburn-by-the-Sea in June 2013;[3] some filming was carried out in London and in North East England.[4] The film was released on 12 December 2014.

Electricity
Directed byBryn Higgins
Produced byClare Duggan
Bryn Higgins
Written byJoe Fisher, Ray Robinson (novel; voice-over)
StarringAgyness Deyn
Lenora Crichlow
Christian Cooke
Paul Anderson
CinematographySi Bell
Release date
  • 14 October 2014 (2014-10-14) (London Film Festival)
  • 12 December 2014 (2014-12-12)
Running time
96 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

Plot

Lily O'Connor, a Northerner with epilepsy, finds out her brother, who she had believed to be dead, may be alive.[5] She leaves her safe, routine life and goes to London to find him. Epilepsy colours her perceptions and the film shows how she views everyday objects and places as obstacles and dangers.

Cast

Reception

On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 79% based on 19 reviews, with an average rating of 6.4/10.[6]

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