It's Not Custard

It’s Not Custard is the darkly comic story of Louise, a teenager suffering the dual blows of unrelenting acne and continual bullying, at home from her cruel older sister Jennifer, and at school from bully Wayne.

She wishes to quiet those who bother her, to cease their teasing and she is presented with such an opportunity when she awakes to find her acne gone.

This magical gift has a bizarre consequence that grants her the most delicious of revenges.

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Kate McCoid




Director: Kate McCoid
Executive Producer: Nick Goldsmith, Dan Cleland
Producer: Alison Wroblewski
Screenwriter: Kate McCoid
Cinematographer: Ann Evelin Lawford
Editor: Matthew Cannings
Production Designer: Stephanie Williams
Sound Designer: Nick Freemantle
Music: Yann McCullough
Principal Cast: Charlotte Luxford, Kate Leiper, Will Cox, Donal Cox
Additional Credits: Prosthetics: Waldo Mason Effects, Hair & Make-Up: Emily Radjen


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Year: 2018
Premiere Status: U.S. Premiere
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Screening Section: Midnight Shorts Competition
Screening Category: Narrative Short
Country: ["United Kingdom"]
Language: English
Runtime: 06:24 mins