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My Brother is a Mermaid

Country: UK, Language: English, 20 mins

  • Director: Alfie Dale
  • Writer: Alfie Dale

CGiii Comment

If this film doesn't leave you speechless and breathless...nothing will.

This really has everything...expertly handled by a very talented director...who turns the intensity on a knife-edge...into joy.

Understanding cinematic tension is a gift that few possess...it's all here.

Cinematography...wow. Performances...astounding.

Young Aidan Broderick is incredible...directing kids is a skill few have. Alfie Dale has that skill...and so much more.

Make more films Mr Dale...you have both voice and vision.

A very special film indeed.


watch...

My Brother Is A Mermaid from Alfie Dale on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

My Brother is a Mermaid is magical realism about the experiences of a non-binary teenager, as seen through the eyes of their 7 year old brother. Set in a desolate seaside town, the film fuses social realism with fairytale, as it examines how a child's innocence and unconditional love can be a powerful and disruptive force for good.

Cast & Characters

Sarah Mayhew as Tracy
Miles Jovian as Lancel
Cameron Maydale as Kai
Aidan Broderick as Kuda