The Flood (15)
Dir: Anthony Woodley
Cast: Lena Headey, Iain Glen, Arsher Ali
UK, 2019, 99 mins
A stirring drama in which Wendy, a hardened borders officer is handed a high-profile asylum case in which she must uncover whether immigrant Haile is lying. Through her interrogation, we follow the asylum seeker’s perilous journey over oceans, across borders and amidst the turmoil of the Calais Jungle to find solace and safety in the UK. A thoughtful and timely reflection on the humanity within the refugee crisis.