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An exploration of the universal feelings of entrapment & isolation felt across the world during the Covid-19 pandemic told through contemporary dance. Set amidst a sunrise on the day the lockdown restrictions were finally lifted, the film tackles what it means to be free of constrictive restraints as a creative artist.

Manchester, UK
Daniel Bott is a Writer & Director from Manchester, UK. He has shadowed on TV Drama, directed commercials and recently narrative shorts. Daniel was brought up in the north of England by two artistic disabled parents and is drawn to heightened social realism and unrepresented identity in the film as a result, he often explores these themes through an experimental and unconventional lens. Daniel has been working on set in Film/HETV, most recently travelling to South Africa to work on Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning Part Two. He ultimately aspires to direct long-form narrative work and is currently writing a feature based on his local pit-mining community in the 1930's. more...

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