From Screen Daily: “UK distributor Picturehouse has swooped on UK rights to Carol Morley’s US-set crime-drama Out Of Blue, which is due to start production this autumn in New Orleans, Louisiana. Patricia Clarkson (Shutter Island), Mamie Gummer (The End of the Tour) and Teyonah Parris (Chi-Raq) star in Morley’s follow up to The Falling. Based on Martin […]
From Film School Rejects: “Out of Blue will star Patricia Clarkson, and marks the Dreams of a Life director’s first attempt to break America. Carol Morley, director of 2011’s empathic part-drama part-documentary Dreams of a Life and more recently 2014’s quietly compelling The Falling, is returning to filmmaking.” Read the full article here.
The Falling receives its British television premiere on Saturday 4 February, when it will be broadcast on BBC Two at 9:45pm. The film will then be available to watch on the BBC iPlayer for 30 days. More information can be found here on the BBC website.
Carol Morley writes for The Observer about the incredible archive of Audrey Amiss, discovered at the Wellcome Library whilst undertaking the Wellcome Screenwriting Fellowship. “As I entered the rare materials room, a shaft of lamplight struck the bold wording: “Warning – this box is heavy when full.” Without even lifting it, I sensed the weight of […]
On Saturday 3 September, Carol Morley introduces a special screening of The Alcohol Years at the Genesis Cinema, London E1, as part of Scalarama 2016 and the Genesis’ #DirectedByWomen2016 programme. The Alcohol Years (Trailer) from Cannon and Morley Productions on Vimeo.
Writer and Director Carol Morley has been awarded the 2015 Wellcome Trust Screenwriting Fellowship in partnership with BFI and Film4. Morley receives an award of £30,000 together with a tailored experience including unparalleled access to some of the most exciting scientific and humanities research in the world. Previous Fellowships have been awarded to Clio Barnard […]
Thanks to the BFI, The Falling is now available on VOD in China.
North American distributor Cinedigm releases The Falling on 6 October 2015.
“A novel that begins with a death develops into an extraordinary story about how one young woman discovers an intense passion for life.” – Anita Sethi, The Observer New release: an autobiographical fiction by Carol Morley. Available from: Amazon | Foyles | Waterstones | WHSmith
Read an in-depth interview with Carol Morley in New British Cinema: The resurgence of British film-making by Jason Wood and Ian Haydn Smith.
The Alcohol Years features in Onwards and Outwards, a unique programme of films made by British women filmmakers over the last 50 years that tours to venues across the UK in 2015. Update: here’s a Q&A with Director Carol Morley hosted by Kate Muir Chief Film Critic at The Times