“We can’t afford to make mistakes,” says film censor Enid to a work colleague. But when one particular fright flick strikes a chord with Enid’s past, her concern with protecting the public from violent content turns into obsession as she tracks down the director on the set of his latest production. With a gritty style that pays homage to the video nasties of the 1980s, Bailey-Bond offers a chilling depiction of madness set against a smart critique of the horror genre.
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A director, writer, and editor, Prano Bailey-Bond makes her feature debut with Censor after helming a number of short films. Her short, Nasty (2015), won the IndieFest Film Award for Best Short and Women in Horror Film Festival Best International Short prize, among other honors. She has been named as one of Variety‘s “Directors to Watch.”
Director Prano Bailey-Bond
Producer Helen Jones
Executive Producer Andy Starke, Ant Timpson, Kim Newman, Naomi Wright, Lauren Dark, Ollie Madden, Daniel Battsek, Mary Burke, Kimberley Warner
Writer Prano Bailey-Bond, Anthony Fletcher
Editor Mark Towns
Cinematographer Annika Summerson
Music Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch
Cast Niamh Algar, Nicholas Burns, Vincent Franklin