After a decade partying, Laura and Tyler’s friendship is strained by Laura’s new love and her focus on her novel. A snapshot of a modern woman with competing desires, Animals also offers a celebration of female friendship. Brilliantly performed by Grainger and Shawkat, the whip-smart script is courtesy of Manchester author Emma Jane Unsworth.
Short film screening alongside this feature film: The Wake
A woman. A house. Sheets stir. New beginnings await. Women’s stories inside the house – a world of memory, joy, violence and transformation.
Special preview screening at 17:50 will be followed by a Q&A with writer Emma Jane Unsworth and producer Sarah Brocklehurst.