Love is Thicker Than Water


A tale as old as time, or at least as old as Shakespeare: star-crossed lovers, bound by passion, pulled apart by religion, culture and a broken jar of peanut butter. Arthur and Vida, young Londoners tumbling headlong into all-consuming love. But Vida’s upper-middle class, Jewish intellectual upbringing clashes with Arthur’s Welsh, working-class roots. Whimsical animated interludes and a soulful folk score add another level of buoyancy to this memorable and deeply relatable romance.


Cast: Sharon Morgan
Filming Location: Shot and set in Port Talbot


Screenplay: Ate de Jong
Directors: Ate de Jong, Emily Harris
Cinematography: Zoran Veljković
Producers: Ate de Jong, Matt Barber, Mike Dickman
Cast: Lydia Wilson, Al Weaver, Johnny Flynn


Running time: 104 minutes
Certificate: 15
Format: DCP / Blu-ray


Date: 2016
Festivals: Chichester, London East End, Cambridge, Dinard – France, Utrecht – Holland, Chigago, StonyBrook and Mill Valley – USA, Sao Paolo – Brazil, Raindance – London, UK Jewish Film Festival – London


“LOVE IS THICKER THAN WATER gives us the treat of acting that is beautifully on point and a cast of characters that live with you for long after the lights come up. Matchless film-making and story-telling.” Stephen Fry

Rights: Theatrical through Jinga films / Mulholland Pictures, non-theatrical available through Kaleidoscope.
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