Pin Cushion

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Pin Cushion

Directed by Deborah Haywood

  • United Kingdom 2017; 85 min
  • Original version: English
  • Genre: Drama
    • New Waves Special Award - Seville EFF


Unusually close mother Lyn and daughter Iona are excited for their new life in a new town. After a tricky start, Iona becomes ‘best friends’ with Keely, Stacey, and Chelsea. Used to being Iona’s best friend herself, Lyn feels left out, so she also makes friends with Belinda, her neighbour. As much as Lyn and Iona pretend with each other that things are great, things are not going that well for either of them. Both mother and daughter hide behind fantasies and lies. When Lyn understands what is really going on with Iona, she figures out a way to punish her friends and keep Iona safe by her side … forever.



    Gavin Humphries 

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