The Egg and the Thieving Pie (Lola B. Higgins) Great Britain

The Egg and the Thieving Pie
Lola B Higgins
Great Britain.  2018.  19 min

Community Police Officer, Shona, finds herself battling the call of the ocean when investigating the theft of a precious egg.  Whilst interviewing the local residents she comes face-to-face with their animalistic traits culminating in surreal exchanges, leading to the thief.


Lola Higgins

Whilst studying Fine Art at Edinburgh University Lola Blanche Higgins wrote and directed GROUT PRAY.  The film was twice nominated for SCOTTISH BAFTA NEW TALENT AWARDS and commended by MoMa.  Since then she wrote and directed THE EGG AND THE THIEVING PIE, a surreal short exploring the idea of animal traits in human form.  Starring double BAFTA winning Anna Maxwell Martin, Gemma Jones, double OLIVIER Award winning Noma Dumezweni and Ralph Ineson.  The film has been supported by the Women In Film LA Finishing Fund.  She has recently been accepted into the American Film Institutes Directing program.


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