Far From the Apple will be available in HMV, Fopp and various online outlets from the 11th July 2022 via Redemption. It will be available to stream on BFI Player in September.
We’ve got the artwork for the UK DVD standard edition and the special edition Blu-Ray. Here they are below.
Scotland’s culture department and large media organisations have to take make their contribution and it shouldn’t be left up to the independents to do so. There are some fantastic cultural musical archives about to be released or completed – Chris Brickley’s 16 years book and Carla Easton’s film on females in music. All of these should have been publicly funded and not fought for. It’s not always about what is big or sells, the small parts of our heritage are often the most rewarding for us and future generations.
Grant McPhee’s film draws on these traditions for a film that is distinctly Scottish in character yet echoes mythology from all around the world. It’s set in one of those generationally inhabited large country houses decorated with curiosities from all around the globe, a place that reflects colonial history yet conjures also the sense of a modern world colonised by an uncanny something deeply rooted in the human soul.
Far From the Apple Tree’ had its first screening in Dundee, at the DCA. We were also delighted to receive this wonderful review from Eye For Film’s Jennie Kermode, a journalist we very much respect.
My two favourite shots in the film only last for a couple of seconds each but are possibly the most complicated of the entire shoot. They go by unnoticed without drawing much attention to themselves – mainly because they don’t… Read More ›
We were lucky to have an 8 page spread on the film in May 2018’s edition of Digital Filmmaker Magazine. Full transcript below: Far From the Apple Tree Why will this project be of interest to readers of Digital FilmMaker?… Read More ›