Out of the Ark Productions, in association with House of Tales, is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated release of the official trailer for their latest short film, "Changing Tides." Written and directed by the talented Kathryn Georghiou, the film delves into the poignant themes of alcoholism and abandonment, providing a gripping and realistic social drama that promises to captivate audiences worldwide.
About the Film: "Changing Tides" centers around the lives of two individuals brought together by fate. Bea, a spirited young woman in her early 20s, works as a domestic carer and takes on a challenging new patient, Aiden, a man in his late 50s/early 60s struggling with alcoholism. Aiden's bitter demeanor and intimidating behavior prove to be a formidable challenge for Bea, who refuses to let him intimidate her. However, as the layers of Aiden's vulnerability come to light, the power dynamic between them begins to shift.
United by shared experiences and an unexpected camaraderie, Bea's unrelenting sarcasm breaks through Aiden's defenses. Bonding over dark humor and simple pleasures, they develop an unlikely friendship that prompts Aiden to take the courageous step of quitting alcohol. But as Aiden battles his addiction, he quickly learns that the road to recovery is far from easy.
Festival Submissions and Cinema Screenings: "Changing Tides" has its sights set on the global stage, with plans to submit the film to prestigious national and international film festivals. This compelling narrative promises to leave a lasting impact on audiences worldwide, shedding light on the complexities of addiction and human connection.
UK cinema-goers will have the opportunity to experience the magic of "Changing Tides" firsthand at the 'Made In Blackpool' screening events, starting in September, and will feature three other short films from Out of the Ark Productions and House of Tales.. Tickets for the event will be available for purchase starting September 1st on the official Out of the Ark Productions website.
Director Kathryn Georghiou's Vision: "Changing Tides" is a testament to the creative prowess of writer and director Kathryn Georghiou, who skillfully weaves a narrative that explores the delicate balance between vulnerability and strength. Georghiou's unique perspective and storytelling expertise promise a thought-provoking and emotionally resonant film that transcends boundaries.