Five Miles Out

Dir. Andrew Haigh
Prod. Tristan Goligher
Based on a short story by Sarah Tierney
Cast: Dakota Blue Richards

About the Film

Featuring Dakota Blue Richards (star of The Golden Compass and The Secret of Moonacre), Five Miles Out is based on a Sarah Tierney story first published by Comma Press in Bracket (2003). The adaptation is directed by Andrew Haigh (who’s previously worked with Ridley Scott on Gladiator and Heaven’s Gate) and is sponsored by Film 4 and the UK Film Council. It follows the story of a girl taken on holiday by her aunty to give away from the troubles of her sister, who’s suffering from life-threatening anorexia.

Showing as part of The Stories So Far, SAT 14 NOV, 3pm, Cornerhouse.


Version Film Festival is sponsored by Lion Eyes

Festival & Commission Partner Futureworks

With support from The Granada Foundation

Organised by Comma Press