Crown International Film Festival


About Project

Based upon Henrik Ibsen’s famous play, The Lady From The Sea. It’s set in a timeless period shot south of Norway where Munch painted his masterpiece The Sun. We follow the journey of Ellida’s world of loss, love and passion, heightened with the compositions of Grammy winner Mark Thomas and cinematography of Bafta-nominated Ian James Gray.

Director Biography

Leon Mitchell is a British film and television director born in Cambridgeshire, England in 1981. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in Guildford, Surrey and is a member of the British Film Institute (BFI) and Directors UK. His recent directorial works include the television show Dark Dreamers and the adaptation of the world-renowned Norwegian play “The Lady from the Sea” initially written by one of the most influential playwrights of his time “Henrik Ibsen”. Leon has a deep artistic background, having begun writing and creating music and film from a young age. Leon has travelled around the world and his work often features personally written poetry and inspirational narration that explores relationships and purpose. Leon focuses more on drama-based works covering real-life issues and children’s stories. Leon is the founder of creative studio Cinalight.

Project Credits

Leon Mitchell – Director

Birgit Syran Myaard – Writer

Katrina Syran – Producer

Katrina Syran – Key Cast

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