The Madness of the Dance

Great Britain 2006, Experimental, 18' | Director, Screenplay Carol Morley | DoP Christopher Doyle, Rain Li | Editor St. John O´Rorke | Sound Ivor Talbot, Andy Paddon | Music Paul Lewis | Cast Maxine Peake, Emily Denniston, Kitty Fox, Gemma Whelan | Production Carol Morley

From biting nuns to twitching schoolgirls, the professor takes us on a musical journey through mass hysteria and the madness of normal people.


CAROL MORLEY graduated in film from the "Central St Martins College of Art & Design" in London. Her short films and documentaries have shown at festivals, galleries, on television and independent cinemas internationally. She received awards from the "Melbourne International Film Festival" and the "Chicago International Film Festival". She also received an award from the "Grierson Trust" and was nominated for the British Film Award "BAFTA" for The Alcohol Years. She teaches video at the "Syracuse London Centre". With Cairo Cannon, she runs "Cannon and Morley Productions" (CAMP).

Carol Morley
Great Britain
Experimental, Short Film