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Korte films Arnold + Ramsay

Short films Arnold + Ramsay

Andrea Arnold and Lynne Ramsay revealed their sharp eye for striking images, lyrical and uncompromising at the same time, in their short films. These shorts deal with the end of innocence, a former drug addict, a girl in Glasgow and the struggles of a young mother.

still Wasp (Andrea Arnold, GB 2003)
Andrea Arnold and Lynne Ramsay’s early short films signalled these directors as big British film talents and paved the way for later feature films including We Need to Talk About Kevin and Red Road.


  • still Milk (Andrea Arnold, GB 1998)

    Milk (Andrea Arnold, 1998, 10')

    Andrea Arnold’s debut short is a searing exploration of grief and coping in which a woman struggles to find meaning following a miscarriage.

  • still Kill the Day (Lynne Ramsay, GB 1996)

    Kill the Day (Lynne Ramsay, 1997, 19')

    An ex-drug addict reflects on life in and out of prison in this short by BAFTA-winner Lynne Ramsay, based on real accounts.

  • still Dog (Andrea Arnold, GB 2001)

    Dog (Andrea Arnold, 2001, 10')

    A young woman gets a jarring introduction to the brutal reality of toxic masculinity in this at once lyrical and hard-hitting vision of the end of innocence.

  • still Small Deaths (Lynne Ramsay, GB 1996)

    Small Deaths (Lynne Ramsay, 1996, 11')

    Presenting three episodes in the life of a girl growing up in a Glasgow housing estate, this intimate short was Ramsay’s graduation film for the National Film and Television School in England, and it went on to win the Jury Prize for a short film at the Cannes Film Festival.

  • still Wasp (Andrea Arnold, GB 2003)

    Wasp (Andrea Arnold, 2003, 26')

    Andrea Arnold’s Oscar-winning short film details the struggles of a young mother who feels that her children are preventing her from rekindling an old relationship.


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Part of

Britain’s Brightest

Idiosyncratic British filmmakers Andrea Arnold (1961) and Lynne Ramsay (1969) make films like their lives depend on it. Perhaps not in terms of quantity, but certainly in terms of urgency.

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