With Marjorie Gone is a thirty minute feature about a mixed race marriage in the fifties which has repercussions in the present day.
Synopsis: London, 1965. Nizam is depressed, drinking heavily and stubbornly convinced that his wife Marjorie, who left him when their young son Sajid was born, will come back to him. “Everything will be alright when she comes home to us”, he constantly tells Sajid.
In the course of one day, Nizam remembers his courtship and marriage in the fifties and in 2012 we see what happens, when Sajid fulfils the promise he made to his dying father to find the mother who deserted them all those years ago.
The film was written, produced and directed by Carol Allen
With Marjorie Gone was shown at the Carmarthen Bay Film Festival in April 2013, the NoGloss festival in Leeds in October 2013 and the first American Online Spring Showcase in May 2014. It will be screened again in the autumn showcase later this year.