Take Your Partners

United Kingdom | 2016 | 11 minutes | Siri Rodnes

Ollie, an eight year old crazy about football and the gunslingers of the Wild West, categorically refuses to accept conventional gender roles when it comes time to get ready for the traditional Easter parade at school.

Director Biography
Siri Rødnes (b. Edinburgh) is a director and writer with proclivities towards genre. Her recent short films include Take Your Partners (Berlinale, TIFF Kids, BFI Flare) and the Creative Scotland commissioned Grimm Street. Both films were nominated for Best Female Performance at this year's BAFTA Scotland New Talent Awards, with Sarah Miele (Grimm Street) winning on the night. Also completed in 2015 was Asking for It, released online in coordination with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Siri is currently developing her debut feature Nine Lives with Gavin Humphries at Quark Films.

  • Director: Siri Rodnes
  • Principal Cast: Lily Graham, Mori Christian, George Anton, Reanne Farley, Julie Duncanson, Gabriella Schmidt, Anna Martine
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Year: 2016
  • Running Time: 11 minutes
  • Producer: Stuart Condy, Sara Forbes
  • Screenplay: Siri Rodnes
  • Cinematographers: David Liddell
  • Editors: Dougie Flockhart
  • Music: Geoff Hannan