A passionate innovator explores the complexities of human emotion as he refuses to accept that his daughter is all that she can be.
Through the lens of an 18th century steampunk protagonist, Abigail contemplates life and love through the stories told by her father. Living in almost complete seclusion, Abigail knows nothing of true connection. That is, until she meets someone willing to adapt, meanwhile, her father diligently seeks a cure for her condition.
A Clockwork Heart is the debut short film from first time director David Lawson. A Clockwork Heart is a fairy tale inspired, stylized short film that tells of an evolving friendship between a boy and a girl. This delightful little short film is narrated by professional voice over artist Catherine O’Donnell and includes among the cast Scottish actors Vincent Spangenberg (Coming Home) and Aiysha Jebali (Dogged). It is filmed in a light steampunk, vivid and captivating style.
News & Reviews
- “Indie Shorts Mag Review – Score 4.7 / 5″Indie Shorts Maghttps://www.indieshortsmag.com/reviews/2020/09/a-clockwork-heart-a-classic-example-of-disneys-precursors/
- “UK Film Review – Score 5 / 5 “UK Film Reviewhttps://www.ukfilmreview.co.uk/post/a-clockwork-heart-short-film-review
- “Film Threat Review – Score 8 / 10″Film Threathttps://www.filmthreat.com/reviews/a-clockwork-heart/
- “ScreenCritix – Score 3.5 / 5″ScreenCritixhttps://screencritix.com/a-clockwork-heart-2020-short-film-review/
- “Movie Blogger Review – Score 4 / 5″Movie Bloggerhttp://www.movie-blogger.com/a-clockwork-heart-a-short-film-review/
- “Interview with director David Lawson”Film Dailyhttps://filmdaily.co/craft/clockwork-heart/
- “Podcast Interview with David Lawson”Extra Features Canada (Simon Watson)https://www.extrafeatures.ca/extra-features-interviews-david-lawso