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A short film

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One of two short films specially commissioned by The Lowry as part of the #LoveLowry programme and was available to audiences online for free.

Produced by The Faction, My Last Duchess is an urgent reworking adaptation of the solo stage show, originally performed in 2016 at New Diorama Theatre. My Last Duchess by Jessica Siân, inspired by Robert Browning’s 19th Century poem, explores the damaging experience of coercive control and the framing of those stories in the media. This pair of short films mark Rachel's professional screen directing debut.

For screenings etc please get in touch. To watch on vimeo click here

Filmed predominantly in Salford and Greater Manchester during the 2021 lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Duchess Amelia Donkor

Cinematographer Bani Mendy
Sound Recording Ewerton Rodrigo Mendonca

Designer Holly Pigott
Jessica Siân

Producer Mark Leipacher

Production Manager Rachel Pryce
Director Rachel Valentine Smith
Lighting Assistant Rebecca Slack
Composer Tingying Dong

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