Pretty Red Dress

Pretty Red Dress is the story of a South London family and how their lives revolve around one red dress. Newly released from prison, Travis (Natey Jones) buys the dress for his girlfriend Candice (Alexandra Burke), to audition for a musical about 1960s music, but is soon powerfully drawn to it himself. When Candice and their teenage daughter Kenisha (Temilola Olatunbosun) find Travis wearing the dress, it sends the family spinning. Subverting typical representations of Black masculinity, Pretty Red Dress is a romantic, funny and uplifting film shot through with the energy of music from The Chiffons, Tina Turner, The Shangri-Las and more.

Director Dionne Edwards

Screenplay Dionne Edwards

Producer Georgia Goggin

Cast Natey Jones, Alexandra Burke, Temilola Olatunbosun

Sales agent Protagonist

UK distributor BFI Distribution

North American distributor Gravitas Ventures

Broadcaster BBC Film

Credits summary A Teng Teng Films production,supported by the BFI, BBC Film and the Sundance Institute, in association with Great Point Media and Magellanic Media

Festival highlights BFI London Film Festival, International Fim Festival Rotterdam