Jade lives with her friends Rex and Bo in a secluded mobile home, surrounded by a dense conifer hedge. At first sight, it seems like a normal friendship, but it soon turns out to be more like a hostage situation. Meanwhile, a woman is desperately trying to get through to Jade.
In Nervosa, Thessa grasps the ugly truth of battling an eating disorder, focussing on the invisible, destructive cycle of the illness and the isolation that comes with it.
We’re super proud to announce that film has been nominated for NewFilmmakers Los Angeles in the categories ‘International Drama’ and ‘Screenplay’, and that talent Nora El Koussour has been nominated for ‘Performance, Drama’.
Read Thessa’s full interview with Short of the Week here.