The Unfamiliar
The Unfamiliar

A British Army doctor comes back from a war, thinking that she has PTSD only to discover that there is a more daunting malevolence at work making the life that she knew unfamiliar.

...“You looked up to me and said: 'I’m going to do that too, mummy'”...
The “Piano Scene”
The film showcases a unique fusion of British, European and South African talent. The Anglo-French Jemima West (Indian Summer, The Mortal Instruments) stars in the lead role and rising thespian, the Scottish Rebecca Hanssen (Tell It to the Bees, The Drowning of Arthur Braxton) forms part of the ensemble.

The award-winning South African–born director, Henk Pretorius (Fanie Fourie’s Lobola, Leading Lady) directed and co-wrote the film. The film was produced by award-winning Britain-based production company Dark Matter Studios’ Llewelynn Greeff and Barend Kruger.
Made with the support of the British Film Institute.