Impasse is a short film and ZolaScope’s first production.

A teenager is sent to stay with family in France following a traumatic event. But his presence there only serves to amplify other tensions.

The film originally had the working title No Evil.

Running time: 13:46. Colour.


Janice … Ruth James

Luke … Morgan Witley-Richards

Keith … Carl Mason

Helen … Mandy Fenwick

Elliot … Ollie Mason

Jean-Claude … JMi


script supervisor … Vitalia Anichkina

camera assistant … Morgan Horel

sound recordist … Tom Carro-LeMay

boom operators … Nils Ansleme, Alexis Herbert

costume & make-up … Patricia Mansfield-Devine

catering … Megan Carro-LeMay

special thanks to … Minnie & John Lott


original music by

Neil Taylor

incidental music

‘Tek Tak’ by The Anorexics


written & produced by

Clare Le May


photographed, edited and directed by

Steve Mansfield-Devine



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