Films 2016


by Alice Lowe / United Kingdom 2016 / 92' / Opening Film / Special Event Out of Competition

Cast and Credits

Original title / Prevenge

Director / Alice Lowe

Screenplay / Alice Lowe

Cinematography / Ryan Eddleston

Editing / Matteo Bini

Original Score / Toydrum (Pablo Clements and James Griffith)

Sound / Martin Pavey

Art Direction / Melanie Light

Costumes / Sarah-Jane Perez

Special Effects / Colin Smith

Cast / Alice Lowe (Ruth), Gemma Whelan (Len), Kate Dickie (Ella), Jo Hartley (midwife), Kayvan Novak (Tom), Dan Renton Skinner (Mr Zabek), Tom Davis (DJ Dan), Mike Wozniak (Josh), Eileen Davies (Jill), Tom Meeten (Zac), Leila Hoffman (Dan’s mother), Marc Bessant (Matt)

Production / Vaughan Sivell, Will Kane (Western Edge Pictures), Jen Handorf

Executive Producers / Mike Rattenbury, Vaughan Sivell, Will Kane, Franki Goodwin, Mike Shirley, Andrew Thomas

Format / DCP, color

Runtime / 92 min.


A pregnant woman takes revenge, embarking on a killing spree that is both vicious and funny. For ruthless Ruth, will motherhood lead to redemption, or destruction?

Alice Lowe

Alice LoweAlice Lowe is known for her work as a UK television comedy actress. Alice made her move into film with her screenwriting debut Sightseers (2012), directed by Ben Wheatley, in which she also starred. After premiering at Cannes, Sightseers went on to receive several accolades, including acting and screenplay awards for Alice. Prevenge is her directorial feature debut. She wrote, starred in, and directed it whilst 7-8 months pregnant with her first child, who also appears in the film.