Fern is a six-minute short film commissioned by Channel 4. It is written and directed by Johnny Kelly, produced by Nexus Studios and starring Monica Dolan. A recently widowed woman finds a withered houseplant. As she nurtures it back to life the plant, in turn, helps her get over the loss of her husband. Soon, a strong bond is formed between the two, with deadly consequences. Kelly has proven that his talents stretch well beyond the medium of animation, Fern is a playful gem of a short, with just the right amount of dark undertones to make you feel uncomfortable laughing at.

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