Programme

THE FAMILY WHO HID IN THE CELLAR

Ayshea Halliwell

Luxembourg, 2019 / 17 min / Luxembourgish OV with English subt. (LU OV with EN subt.) / Comedy, Short

Showcase: Shorts Made in/with Luxembourg

A dystopian dark comedy about how far people will go to keep up appearances.

Surrounded by frenemies and competitors, Edith Franck's carefully groomed family is quickly slipping down the social ladder. She'll do whatever it takes to shield herself from rumours about their declining wealth.

 

Screenings
Mon 11/03 18:30 Kinepolis Kirchberg LU OV with EN subt. Projection privée https://ticket.luxembourg-ticket.lu/luxfilmfest/webticket/shop?event=26810&kassi...
Awards
  • Best Pitch Award by Film Fund Luxembourg, European Short Pitch Competition, 2015 (Europe)
Cast & Credits
Cast 
Fabienne Hollwege, Mickey Hardt, Cassandra Tousch, Bob Rehlinger, Milla Trausch, Jacques Molitor, Tommy Schlesser, Thomas Fairfax-Jones
Screenplay 
Ayshea Halliwell, Mihaela Manea
Cinematographer 
Amandine Klee
Set 
Christine Schaffer
Music 
Max Hochmuth
Production 
Red Lion
Biography

Ayshea Halliwell is a British-Turkish filmmaker based in Luxembourg. Her stories frequently explore the perception of otherness and the pitfalls of maintaining social standing. During the last decade, she has worked with diverse personalities, ranging from bank robbers to billionaires. Since studying in London at Goldsmiths and Central Saint Martin’s, she has worked in various positions across the film industry. Directing credits include the debut video for the UK band Years & Years, The Family Who Hid in The Cellar (2019 – short), Anne’s Kitchen (TV show) and for one episode of routwäissgro (TV documentary series).

Filmography
  • 2019 – The Family Who Hid in the Cellar (short)
  • 2016 – routwäissgro: Bauer sinn (one episode of the TV documentary series)
  • 2013-2014 – Anne's Kitchen (14 episodes of the TV Series)
  • 2012 – Comeback: D’Nounou (one episode of the TV series)
  • 2012 – What About Rob? (short)