Synopsis: The Backseat tells the story of a lonely but upbeat girl called Shelby who rides the local buses in an attempt to keep warm and find meaningful connections with her fellow passengers – in a world that all too often looks the other way.

The film is a sensitive look at those in the community who are vulnerable and marginalised. It points out that their lives, like those of all of us, are essentially the result of many factors beyond our control rather than any personal action.

From the Director’s Biography:
The Backseat is Miranda’s fifth short film. Her previous shorts have screened at the BFI, London Short Film Festival, Chicago International Children’s Film Festival among many others.

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The Backseat (UK)
Miranda Howard-Williams
17mins

The Backseat (UK) will be screened at No Gloss Film Festival 2016.