Make My Movie

NZFC / NZ On Air / present... the MAKE MY MOVIE project. Our proud history of profound, progressive & potty thinking: Splittng the Atom / Women Getting the Vote / the Zorb and now we have another world first: the MAKE MY MOVIE project

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After years of deflecting prying questions from strangers regarding the occupancy of her uterus, Jane decides to invent a baby. Only thing is, this 'baby' wants to be real. REAL NASTY.

A “Karyn Cullington” FILM
WRITTEN BY Karyn Cullington

When she is transferred to a new department at work, Jane brings with her a fictitious baby in the hope of deflecting questions about her personal life. All this seems to lead to is more questions though, and invitations to playdates and coffee mornings from well-meaning aqaintances, who are thrilled she has joined them at last. Deeply private, Jane realises she is more under scrutiny than ever thanks to her 'motherhood'. She decides to kill off the baby in a terrible driveway incident, but it seems she has unleashed something small, something demanding - something REAL. Whatever this thing is, it will not be appeased by the regular trappings of babyhood like mobiles and cuddly toys ..