A Secret Heart (2016): Short Film



In this mystery romance, rights of passage drama Ade is a 23-year-old Londoner who after breaking up with his girlfriend, finds himself heartbroken and alone in his apartment. Rushing through rainy, twilight streets, he accidentally bumps into an otherworldly young woman who seems shocked to meet him. Captivated by her beauty he asks her name, she responds “Phyllis” and hurries away.

After hearing from his best friend that Phyllis is probably a nurse that works in the local hospice, Ade plucks up courage and ventures into the hospice to see her, but when they meet again Ade discovers Phyllis isn’t who he thought. Ade is, however, unable to control his feelings and is soon drawn by Phyllis on a strange journey where death and love collide.

A Secret Heart
Movie • 16 min 30 sec

Film Noir, Drama, Romance, Thriller, Science Fiction, Fantasy, War, Mystery, Adventure.
NICHE: Women, Black, Youth

Director: Cary Rajinder Sawhney
Screenplay: Cary Rajinder Sawhney
Stars: Feryna Wazheir, Kingsley Amadi, Ann Queensberry |

Producers: Parag Sankhe, Archie Johnston-Stewart
Executive producers: Atif Ghani, Tunde Shoderu, Beesham Seecharan, Violet Elizabeth Sawhney



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