"British by the Grace of God" is a short film by Sean Dunn. It is a portrait of a working class Scottish family. It follows a day in the life of Irene, a waning beauty married to a stringent member of the Orange Order, and a mother to a misanthropic teenage son. It premiered at 70th Locarno Film Festival.

Director: Sean Dunn / Producer: Julianna Lembi, Alexander Polunin, Jenni Gould / UK 2016.

Locarno  IMDb

UK / 16mm


Festivals and awards: Locarno International Film Festival, Reykjavik Film Festival, Brno, Zagreb Film Festival (Special Mention), Valladolid Film Festival (Best International Short - "Meeting Point"), BFI London FF, LSFF, Brussel's Short Film Festival, British Shorts FF, Berlin (Jury Prize), Tel Aviv Student Film Festival, Austrian American Film Festival