In this coming of age drama, 11 year old Ama and her mother, Grace, take solace in the gentle but isolated world they obsessively create. But Ama’s growing up threatens the boundaries of their tenderness, and forces Grace to reckon with a past she struggles to forget.

GIRL was developed via iFeatures and BBC Film, and was supported in production by the BFI, BBC Film and Screen Scotland. GIRL is currently in post-production.

The cast includes César award-winning Déborah Lukumuena (DIVINES) in her first English language role. Following ROBUST (MISFITS) alongside Gerard Depardieu and THE BRAVES (ENTRE LES VAGUES). Lukumuena is joined by Danny Sapani (BLACK PANTHER, EAR FOR EYE) and newcomers, Leshantey Bonsu and Lana Turner.

GIRL is Glasgow based Screen Star of Tomorrow Adura Onashile’s feature debut, following her BAFTA Scotland nominated short film EXPENSIVE SHIT. Adura Onashile wrote and directed GHOSTS for the National Theatre of Scotland in 2021, and stage play ‘Expensive S**t’ which won a Fringe First award in 2016.