Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage
Current project status: COMPLETED
When a Middle Eastern man kidnaps his sickly daughter, her mother recruits a dubious neighbour to hunt them down. With the child’s life hanging in the balance, a greater danger reveals itself.
‘Baby Mine’ is a high-stakes, atmospheric thriller inspired by true events. It is a gripping story that will challenge and deceive expectations.
About the Director
Production Company Profile
With over ten years’ experience in the industry, award-winning filmmaker Nour Wazzi set up UK-based Panacea Productions with the intention of making distinctive, thought-provoking and compelling films with strong commercial potential. Panacea has made a number of award-winning shorts that have found VOD, airline and international TV distribution, and is currently building an exciting slate of genre features and television shows with emerging talent. Wazzi’s debut feature-length films, ‘Don’t Tell a Soul’ (thriller) and ‘Chimera’ (horror/sci-fi) are the current focus on her development slate.
Finished Films was founded by producer Shirine Best, who is currently in post-production on her feature ‘Westwood’, about the life of iconic fashion designer and activist Vivienne Westwood, with Academy Award-winning producer John Battsek and Dogwoof handling international sales. Best has amassed credits on more than 20 feature-length films since starting in the industry in 2001. She has produced more than ten short films, including a fashion film starring Lilly Cole and a number of fiction films that star Emilia Clarke, Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Alexander Siddig, among others.