This report examines the portrayal of rape recovery of a female protagonist in two films, Elle (2016) and Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011) and subsequently my own development from conducting the project.
Writer, Producer and Sound Designer, Dark Avenue Film Ltd
Bethany is a practising screenwriter and film producer who was a Laidlaw Scholar in the University of York's first cohort in 2017-18. She set up a production company with her partner Patrick the Isle of Man, where they now produce films and write screenplays. Their first short documentary, MERA, premiered at Festival Interceltique de Lorient, Brittany in August 2019 and their short drama, The Lost Wife, is in postproduction. Their scripts have placed in multiple international screenwriting competitions. Bethany is passionate about helping others to develop, especially those considering writing or the film industry as a career path.
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