Running time: 18mins (2013) Director Jo Lewis
Lady Luck is about a small boy attempting to win back his mother’s love. The film is based on a short story by DH Lawrence ‘The Rocking Horse Winner’ (one of the most successful short stories of all time).
The Film was adapted by Jo Lewis and produced by Victoria Bavister (County Lines), Krissi Mcilquham and Jo Lewis. Ameenah Ayub Allen (Rocks, Erase and Forget, and The Selfish Giant) was Executive Producer.
Executive Producer: Lee Friend
The film has been official selection at over 40 International Film Festivals worldwide and won 12 awards – highlights include:
The Charleston International Film Festival, The Monaco Int’ FF (‘Best Newcomer –Adam Thomas Wright’), Sydney Indie FF (Winner Best Fantasy Film), The Cayman Islands FF, The Bangladesh Int Children’s FF, The Adelaide Kids FF, The Granada Afterglow FF (Best Film After Dark), The Julien Dubuque, Chicago Blow Up Art House FF, WorldFest-Houston (Gold Remi) and was a finalist at the prestigious USA Film Festival from which numerous winners and finalists have gone on to receive Academy recognition.
Lady Luck WINS in Hollywood! Best Drama (Foreign) at the 20th Annual International Family Film Festival Raleigh Studios Hollywood USA!
The Film was nominated for Best Dramatic Short – The Short Film Awards New York (SOFIEs) 2015