“It may be the best British film you’ll never see.” The Guardian
“This is both an accomplished social project and a charming fairytale.” The Independent
“It’s a magical-realist social farce about a Liverpool family’s ups and downs.” Radio Times
Under the Mud is a film as unconventional as the family it portrays. It stars local actors and was written by a group of teenagers from Garston, Liverpool, where the film is set.
The Potts family are all set for a big celebration for daughter Olivia; but, like most families, all members have their own troubles to contend with. Parents Joe and Sally are confronting their crumbling relationship; teenage daughter Paula is seeking solace in her imaginary friend Georgiana; and while the grown-ups are busy, children Olivia and Karl go unsupervised and the real drama unfolds.2016