Cuddling A Monster (24 Hour Cut)

Synopsis: "A mother struggles to cope with her emotions after her partner moves out of the family home. However, she slowly begins to realise that her heartache may be damaging her relationship with her daughter…"

Shot in under a day for the 'Five Lamps Films' 24 Hour Challenge (Derby Film Festival, 2015). The brief included a line of dialogue ("It just doesn't add up") and an action (a character looks through something but does not find what they are looking for).

This 3-minute version of the film (24 Hour Cut) won the competition.

Starring Marie & Lily Holliday, Cinematography & Sound by Mark Duggan & Alex Gilbert, Music by Lewis Brewster.


Written, Directed, Edited & Produced by Mark Duggan (2015).

The film is also available to view on the Quad Cinema player: HERE