In Ingrid’s green and pleasant hands….
Starring Olivier-award winning actor Matthew Kelly (Of Mice and Men, Stars in Their Eyes, You Bet!) and West End veteran Eve Pearce (Mike Leigh’s Topsy-Turvy, Les liaisons dangereuses), Cherry Cake is a quintessentially English short film. Set in the heart of rural England this wry film takes a peek over the garden gate of a picture perfect country cottage into a brief moment in the life of angelic 86-year old Ingrid. Whatever your reaction to this surprising and quirky film, you will never look at your grandmother in the same light again.
Having spent 15 years making documentaries and factual entertainment for audiences around the world, award-winning British film-maker Jaine Green writes and directs Cherry Cake, her first short film.
Generous independent funding has already has already enabled Cherry Cake to be produced, filmed and edited to the highest quality. With the extraordinary help of an experienced professional crew, production team and two well-known actors, all who believed so totally in the importance and ethos of this project that they all gave their time and services for little more than expenses. Cherry Cake is a film truly born out of love.
Beautifully shot on the ARRI Alexa and Red Epic, Cherry Cake has a chocolate box quality that gently pulls you into the most perfect lazy summer afternoon before leaving you with plenty to think about. The tireless dedication of the entire Cherry Cake team has gifted this short film with such high production values that is punches well above its weight ensuring it stands shoulder to shoulder with films of a much higher budget.
Cherry Cake – with thanks for all your generous support
Chris Dougan & Sherry Francis
Ramsay McBean & Daisy Dockrill
James J. Grayling
Kirsty & family
The Old Rectory
Sammy Patty Ireland
And special thanks to
Cherry Cake – film credits
Written and directed by:
A Green Fingers Films film in association with 7collifilms