Lucid

DIRECTOR

Adam Morse

PRODUCTION

Anonymous Endeavour

CAST

Billy Zane, Sadie Frost, Laurie Calvert

Soundtrack

  • The Walk
  • Prologue
  • All Is Lost

About the project

This intense thriller is about a single mother who is swept into a dark Zel, a lonely young man’s life changes when his enigmatic neighbour offers to help him overcome social anxiety.

Lucid premiered at the 2018 Edinburgh International Film Festival and received ‘This is a bracingly original film, packed with provocative moments and dark resonance.” – Variety

Lucid is nominated for Edinburgh’s prestigious Michael Powell Award.

Some impressions

“The first dream sequence is a masterpiece of desire, Walter Mair’s score invading to the point of utter submergence.”

Flickering Myth

” A striking debut from writer-director Adam Morse.”

Edinburgh International Film Festival
Music Mix

Press

Flickeringmyth

“The first dream sequence is a masterpiece of desire, Walter Mair’s score invading to the point of utter submergence. Michel Dierickx’s camerawork is a treat – quick edits between static shots from early on are replaced here with long, languishing ones, fully accepting the dream nature of the piece.”

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Film and TV Now

One of the most extraordinary achievements in film-making in recent years has been the production of a new British independent film called LUCID, which focuses on the essence of dreams and reality colliding.

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Edindburgh International Film Festival

“A striking debut from writer-director Adam Morse.”

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The Guardian

“Slowly the boundary between dreams and waking reality becomes blurry and porous, and by the end who knows what the hell is going on.”

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UK FILM REVIEW

“Nonetheless, what audiences receive is a colorful, attractive—albeit unfulfilling—look into a smart and unique concept, with excellent performances to compliment the creative world-building by the cast and crew of Lucid.”

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FIlm Business

“Adam Morse has created a futuristic visual of this concept of battling with the duality of what is real and what isn’t.”

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Indiewire

“Adam Morse’s debut feature is about to have its world premiere at the Edinburgh Film Festival, an impressive feat for any budding filmmaker. It’s doubly so for Morse, however, as the writer/director has just publicly revealed that he’s legally blind.”

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Variety

“The film, which is nominated for Edinburgh’s prestigious Michael Powell Award in the Best of British category follows a lonely young introvert, played by Laurie Calvert …”

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