The Phoenix is the story of the rekindling of lifelong a friendship when Martha’s elderly mother dies. Gloria decides to accompany Martha on a final trip aboard The Phoenix, the similarly ageing canal boat Martha grew up on, to the boat yard where she plans to sell it.
Shot on 35mm, The Phoenix was written and directed by Alice Seabright and shot on location on the River Lea in east London and The Grand Union Canal in Denham.
Written & Directed by Alice Seabright
Produced by Kate Phibbs & Paida Mutonono
Cinematography by Alana Mejia Gonzaléz
Production Design by Tessa Flanagan
Costumes by Holly Smart
Casting by Isabella Odoffin
Edited by Jamie King
Music by Stephanie Taylor
Sound Design by Adam Shuttleworth
Joanna Bacon Gloria
Joanne Pearce Martha
Mike Wozniak Stick
Steve Oram Connor