Daphne (film)

Daphne is a 2017 British drama film directed by Peter Mackie Burns and written by Nico Mensinga. The film stars Emily Beecham, Geraldine James, Nathaniel Martello-White, Osy Ikhile, Sinead Matthews and Stuart McQuarrie. The film was released on 29 September 2017 by Altitude Film Entertainment.

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Theatrical release poster
Directed byPeter Mackie Burns
Produced byValentina Brazzini
Tristan Goligher
Written byNico Mensinga
StarringEmily Beecham
Geraldine James
Nathaniel Martello-White
Osy Ikhile
Sinead Matthews
Stuart McQuarrie
Music bySam Beste
CinematographyAdam Scarth
Edited byNick Emerson
The Bureau
Distributed byAltitude Film Entertainment
Release date
  • 29 January 2017 (2017-01-29) (IFFR)
  • 29 September 2017 (2017-09-29) (United Kingdom)
Running time
87 minutes[1]
CountryUnited Kingdom


Daphne is an attractive, hedonistic 31-year-old woman who lives in London. She is in a shop when a robber threatens, then stabs, the shopkeeper.


cast and crew with festivals director Bero Beyer at the 46th International Films Festival Rotterdam, 2017


The film premiered at the International Film Festival Rotterdam on 29 January 2017.[1][2] The film was released on 29 September 2017 by Altitude Film Entertainment.[3]


On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 100% based on 31 reviews, and an average rating of 7.29/10. The site's consensus reads: "Led by Emily Beecham's note-perfect performance, Daphne is a vivid portrait of a woman in flux - and an auspicious narrative debut for director Peter Mackie Burns".[4]


  1. ^ a b "'Daphne' Review". Hollywood Reporter. 2017-02-09. Retrieved 2017-07-17.
  2. ^ Jay Weissberg (2017-02-09). "'Daphne' Review: Rotterdam Film Festival". Variety. Retrieved 2017-07-17.
  3. ^ "DAPHNE". Altitudefilment.com. Retrieved 2017-07-17.
  4. ^ "Daphne (2017)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved July 1, 2019.

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