Cutting Loose

Adrian McDowall, Finlay Pretsell, 2011

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Synopsis

“I’m trusted with a pair of scissors and I’m in here for murder”. A fascinating snapshot of prison life in the build up to the annual Scottish Prison Service hairdressing competition.  Winning the coveted prize is the ultimate goal, but Francis, the current champion has other aspirations on his mind.

 

  • Crew

    • Producers / Adrian McDowall, Finlay Pretsell, Paul Welsh
    • Writers / Adrian McDowall, Finlay Pretsell
    • Executive Producers / Ewan Angus, Becky Lloyd, Noe Mendelle, David Smith, Joern Utkilen
    • Director of Photography / Martin Radich
    • Editors / Mark Jenkins, Susan Korda
    • Music / Matthew Aldworth
    • Production Manager / Ashley Black
  • Stills

  • Festivals & Awards

    • Flickerfest 2012 /  / Winner for Best Documentary / 
    • Indianapolis Film Festival, 2012 / Winner Grand Prix
    • Asterfest, 2012 / Winner for Best Documentary
    • Riverrun, 2012 / Best Short Documentary
    • DocuWeeks, 2012 (New York)
    • Hotdocs 2012(in competition)
    • SXSW, 2012(in competition)
    • Rimouski International Youth Cinema Festival, 2012