Her first debut feature, PRETTY RED DRESS, is set to hit cinemas across the UK and Ireland on the 16th of June, 2023. Judging from the just-released trailer, we can already tell it’s a film not to miss. PRETTY RED DRESS is a bold and uplifting family drama featuring Natey Jones and the chart-topping singer and West End actor Alexandra Burke.
In the film, Travis (Natey Jones) has just been released from prison and finds everything has changed while he’s been gone. While girlfriend Candice (Alexandra Burke) is reaching fame and auditioning to star in a musical, teenage daughter Kenisha (Temilola Olatunbosun) is having a hard time in school, and her relationship with her mum is tense. When Travis buys Candice her dream dress for the audition to attempt reconciliation, he creates even more problems… As secrets and desires threaten to spill out, Travis must re-examine who he is and how he wants to be perceived.
PRETTY RED DRESS is written and directed by Dionne Edwards. It is produced by Georgia Goggin for Teng Teng Films, with financing from the BFI, awarding National Lottery funding, and BBC Film, in association with Magellanic Media Ltd, with support from Great Point Media. The film was developed with BBC Film, the BFI, and the Sundance Institute.
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