‘Scrapper’ Filmmaker Charlotte Regan Signs with CAA

CAA has signed filmmaker Charlotte Regan for illustration.

Regan made her characteristic debut with “Scrapper,” which premiered at this 12 months’s Sundance Film Festival, successful the World Cinema Dramatic Grand Jury Prize. The Londoner wrote and directed the movie, starring Harris Dickinson and newcomers Lola Campbell and Alin Uzun. “Scrapper” follows Georgie (Campbell), a dreamy 12-year-old lady who lives fortunately alone in her London flat, filling it with magic. Suddenly, her estranged father (Dickinson) turns up and forces her to confront actuality.

In Variety’s evaluation, movie critic Guy Lodge described the dramedy as a “sweet, pastel-colored spin on British realism.” He wrote: “Tracking the gradual but inevitable thawing of relations between Georgie and the estranged father who breezes back into her life, Regan’s debut rehashes a host of familiar elements from assorted kitchen-sink dramas and dysfunctional parent-child stories, painting them colorfully enough that audiences won’t mind the odd bit of rust.”

Following its win in Park City, the movie, produced by BBC Films/BFI and DMC Film, is scheduled to display screen in competitors on the Sydney Film Festival in June and open Sundance’s U.Ok. version in July.

Born in London, Regan picked up directing when she was 15 years outdated and grew up making low-budget music movies for native rappers, helming greater than 200 so far. She’s additionally directed a sequence of brief movies, starting with “Standby,” which screened on the Toronto Film Festival in 2016. The brief garnered a BAFTA nomination and received the BFI Future Film and BFI New Talent Awards. Her second brief “Fry-Up” screened at BFI London Film Festival, in addition to Sundance and Berlinale, together with her third “Dodgy Dave” taking part in at TIFF and BFI London.

In addition to CAA, Regan continues to be represented by Lark within the U.Ok.

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