A CAPITAL director’s story of a father-daughter relationship set in a remote Scottish petrol station has won top prize at one of the world’s most prestigious film festivals.
Scott Graham’s directorial debut has been named Best Film at the 30th Turin Film Festival – beating a host of star-studded movies.
Set in the Highlands near Dundonnell, the film, called Shell, follows a father and daughter who live and work at a small petrol station.
They spend their days tending to domestic chores and the needs of rare passing motorists. At night they are forced together by the cold and by their loneliness.
The chance visit of an Edinburgh couple, whose car is damaged following a collision with a deer, helps expand the girl’s horizons.