Gwen (15)Cast: Maxine Peake, Richard Harrington, Mark Lewis Jones, Eleanor Worthington-Cox
Author(s): William McGregor
Director: William McGregor
Release Date: 19/07/2019 (selected cinemas)
Running Time: 82mins
Elen works the land in 19th-century Snowdonia to keep a roof over the head of her two daughters, Gwen and Mari. Abandoned by her husband who has gone off to war, Elen struggles to make ends meet while she tries to conceal her worsening epilepsy from the owners of the local quarry, who intend the seize the family’s land. Teenager Gwen receives free medicine from a kind-hearted local doctor, Wren, but the outlook is grim.