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The Nightingale

Social Justice Projects
Directed by: Robbi Stevens
Duration: 37 minutes
Open Captions English
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The Nightingale
Set in London and inspired by real-life events, The Nightingale follows Grace, a second-year university student, on her reckless and dangerous path through the different stages of PTSD. With unflinching honesty, the film explores the lasting impact of sexual assault and the courage it takes to overcome it.

In a society that often silences survivors, The Nightingale amplifies the voices that demand to be heard.

Grace studies Arts and Humanities at a London University. She loves Uni and sings at the student radio, where she is nicknamed The Nightingale, by her friend Michael.

Michael works as a presenter and DJ when he’s not in a lecture with Grace. He’s vibrant, charismatic and sees people’s potential.

Grace lives with Isla a friend she met on her course. Isla is caring and loyal. She’s a valued person in Grace’s life.

At the end of her second year, Grace is raped, and her life changes. With the support of Michael and Isla, Grace navigates the different stages of PTSD over the next year.
Content Warnings: Mild Language, Adult Language, Mild Action, Frightening, Mild Violence, Violence, Rape, Drug References, Drug Usage, Drug Abuse, Misogyny
Genres: Drama
Studio: Robbi Stevens
Producers: Abbie Elliott
From: United Kingdom
Produced In: United Kingdom
Writers: Robbi Stevens
Lead Actors: Esme Pellegrini
Supporting Actors: April SpiersJoshua LysterStefan BoehmSam Woodhams
Key Crew: Robbi StevensMike PikeAbbie ElliottAli FarahaniDavid DileyChris StanleyDavid CranePatrick MooreAna ParvuJack Lowerson

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