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Postroom Pick

A young girl holding a flashlight wonders through the woods
September 2015
By Fred Rowson - Writer/Director
The Woodhouse Nature Reserve is a sprawling hectare of knotted ivy and mossy tree stumps. And while its edges are speckled with rusting tins and damp takeaway boxes, its interior is verdant, untouched. There, beyond the padlocked gates some thing, some creature is living.

I need to ride every decision because I'm the filmmaker, but the way in which you learn how to steer that ship is a really sharp learning curve. You fall on your ass a million times and then you're like - oh don't make that mistake again!

Desiree Akhavan on her first feature Appropriate Behaviour (2014)