A unique, award winning drama, Mum’s Birthday’s story was drawn from the troubled lives of disaffected youths and the haunting life experiences of writer\director and Screen Academy Scotland graduate Graham Fitzpatrick.

Featuring first time performing young people living in Edinburgh’s residential care homes, this poignant, dual narrative drama centres on newly single parent Alex who must tackle heartbreak to save the relationship with son Stephen on his wife’s birthday, or risk losing the one thing in life that’s still good.

A Pilton Video production supported by Creative Scotland’s Creative Identities Programme, part of the Scottish Government’s Cashback for Communities Initiative, in partnership with City of Edinburgh Council Arts & Learning, Awards for All Scotland and Forth Neighbourhood Partnership.

The film has picked up the following awards and nominations:

Best Actor – Elek Kish – Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival 2010

Honourable Mention, Ensemble Cast – Hollywood Reel Film Festival 2010

Honourable Mention, Best Narrative Short – Los Angeles Movie Awards 2010

Winner of Best Producer, fiction & narrative – Sarah Drummond – BAFTA Scotland New Talent Awards 2011

Nominated for Best Writer – Graham Fitzpatrick – BAFTA Scotland New Talent Awards 2011

Winner for Entertainment Category – Chris Robertson – Young Scot Awards 2011

Mum's Birthday

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