NOBODY HAS TO KNOW
Feature Drama (2021)
Writer/Director Bouli Lanners
Versus Production in co-production with barry crerar, Playtime & Prime Time. Belgium/ UK/ France.
Phil, a hardy Belgian man in his mid-fifties, lives and works in Northern Scotland, on the most remote island of the Outer Hebrides, the Isle of Lewis. One night, he has a stroke and loses his memory.
Millie, also in her mid-fifties, a member of the Presbyterian community on the island for whom Phil works, is responsible for caring for him. She ends up admitting to Phil that they used to be secret lovers. Rekindling their old passion, Phil and Millie secretly become lovers again. While Phil happily rediscovers their love story and gets back to his normal life as a farmhand, Millie begins to dread the moment when Phil will regain his memory and find out that she lied to him.
NOBODY HAS TO KNOW is a co-production between Versus Production, barry crerar, Playtime and Prime Time. With support from the Centre du Cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, the Flanders Audiovisual Fund, Wallonia and Screen Scotland. In association with O’Brother Distribution and Ad Vitam.
Joining the cast, alongside Bouli Lanners, are British actress Michelle Fairley, known for her role as Catelyn Stark in Game of Thrones, as well as Julian Glover (Game of Thrones, Scoop, Indiana Jones) and Clovis Cornillac (Little Tickles, Inspector Bellamy, Radiostars).
Nobody Has to Know had it’s world premiere in the Contemporary World Cinema programme of TIFF 2021.