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Pin Cushion, Film Screening

  • FACT 88 Wood Street Liverpool, L1 4DQ (map)

Pin Cushion explores the prickly dynamics of mother-daughter relationships and female friendships, written and directed by Deborah Haywood, with striking work from leads Lily Newmark and Joanna Scanlan, Pin Cushion was named New York Times Pick of The Week by Critic Jeannette Catsoulis earlier this year.

Super-close mother, Lyn and daughter Iona (Dafty One and Dafty Two) are excited for their new life in a new town. Determined to make a success of things after a tricky start, Iona becomes 'best friends' with Keeley, Stacey and Chelsea. Used to being Iona's bestie herself, Lyn feels left out.