Titled 'As I Am' in UK, US & ANZ, Philophobia' at festivals and in international territories.

Synopsis

Set in the rolling hills of the English countryside, AS I AM (aka Philophobia) is a picture of small town adolescence. One week of high school remains for Kai, an aspiring writer, and his friends. How they choose to spend this time will wake sexual desires, cost one of them their life and leave each of them changed forever.

Young Adult / Romance • UK • 2020 • Rated 15 • 125 mins

Writer & Director: Guy Davies

Trailer

Distribution

  • UK & EIRE - Vertical Entertainment

       March 2021

  • UK theatrical - Fablemaze 

      x 50 cinemas Oct / Nov 2020 

  • Central & Eastern Europe - HBO

       Feb 2021

  • Australia and New Zealand - Bounty

      Spring / Summer 2021

  • N. America - Announcing soon  

       Spring / Summer 2021

  • France - E-Cinema

      Spring / Summer 2021

  • LATAM - A2 & Encripta

      Brazil Feb 2021 / others to follow 

  • S. Korea - United Media

       Spring / Summer 2021

  • Russia - Kamerton

       Spring / Summer 2021

International sales represented by WIDE Management (Paris). 

US, UK and ANZ sales handled by Fablemaze.

Film Festivals

Awards

BEST GLOBAL FILM - San Diego IFF

LITE COIN FILMMAKERS AWARD - San Diego IFF

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY - European Cinematography Awards

BEST FEATURE FILM - Melbourne Lift-Off Film Festival

BEST FILM - International Film Festival of Wales

BEST DIRECTOR - International Film Festival of Wales

BEST ACTOR - International Film Festival of Wales

BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE - Lift-Off Global Network, Season Awards

FESTIVAL DIRECTOR’S AWARD - Cinema on the Bayou

Official Selection

Heartland International Film Festival - World Premiere

San Diego International Film Festival - West Coast Premiere

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival - European Premiere

International Film Festival of Wales - UK Premiere

Melbourne Lift-Off Film Festival - Australia Premiere

Olso Film Festival - Nominated for Best Film

Cinema on the Bayou - Official Selection

Berlin Lift-Off Film Festival - Official Selection

London Independent Film Festival - Official Selection

Torino Underground Cinefest - Official Selection

Moscow International Film Festival  - Official Selection

Credits

Directed by

Guy Davies

Produced by

Toby Cook

Matthew Cook

Guy Davies

Executive Producers

Howard Glynne

Thomas R. Atherton

Joseph Harwood

Graham Thomas

Simon Mackenzie Smith

Sean Brock

Patricia Brock

Original Story by

Matt Brawley

Written by

Guy Davies

Music by

Message To Bears

Sound Design

Simon Mccorry 

Edited by

Tim Hawkins

David Freeman

Production Designer

Elena Isolini

Cinematography by

Stefan Yap

Casting by

Matthew Bailey

Costume Designer

Verity May Lane

Make Up Designer 

Brooke Lee Davies

CAST

 

Kai

Joshua Glenister

Grace

Kim Spearman

Sammy

Charlie Frances

Megsy

Jack Gouldbourne

Mrs Megson

Emily Stride

Mr. Jackson

Harry Lloyd

Emma

Grace Englert

Kenner

Alexander Lincoln

Sammy’s Mum

Kate Isitt

Phil

Marc Danbury

And with James Faulkner as Mr. Hurt

Produced by Fablemaze in association with Fatcontman.

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