Standing Woman


“Standing Woman” is a dystopian drama with flourishes of body horror that depicts a near future where an authoritarian government turns those it deems criminals into trees as part of an insidious environmental campaign. Under this green dictatorship, a propaganda filmmaker wrestling with the recent ‘planting’ of his wife for making seditious comments, embarks on an emotional journey to say a final goodbye. Based on the short story by internationally acclaimed writer, Yasutaka Tsutsui, author of ‘Paprika’ and ‘The Girl Who Leapt Through Time’ and featuring incredible depictions of a populace being slowly vegetised by a production team who have worked on the likes of Censor, Doctor Who, and Peaky Blinders, the vision presented in Standing Woman is of a world that has edged into eco-fascism.


United Kingdom

Directed by:

Tony Hipwell