The Ride

Shorts in Competition: Narrative

World Premiere

U.K. | 10 MINUTES

THE RIDE

Drama, Female Director(s)

On a deserted country road, a student happily accepts a ride back to town. However, the day takes a turn for the worst when the driver gives voice to disturbing thoughts. An uncomfortable conversation between strangers quickly becomes terrifying when the driver's psychotic nature is revealed. Frightened and intimidated, the student finds himself in a situation from which there is no escape.


CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Marion Pilowsky and Marion Pilowsky

MARION PILOWSKY was born in Sheffield, England, migrated to Sydney as a young child, and grew up in Adelaide. She currently lives in London. The Ride is Pilowsky's directorial debut after many years working as a producer. She is addicted to reality television and is currently seeking help to overcome this.
Sound
Jonathan Mitchell
Primary Cast
Anthony LaPaglia, Ed Speleers, Emer Kenny
Director
Marion Pilowsky
Screenwriter
Marion Pilowsky
Producer
Rosie Newall
Editor
Jo-Anne Dixon
Composer
Luis Almau
Cinematographer
Catherine Derry