Feature Film & TV

One Life Stand


Directed by May Miles Thomas

Best Film, Best Director, Best Writer, and Best Performance at the BAFTA New Talent Awards and won Best Achievement in Production at the British Independent Film Awards in 2000 UK's first end-to-end full-length digital film.

"One Life Stand is a lyrical masterpiece." - The Scotsman

"It establishes May Miles Thomas as a filmmaker of world class distinction" - Screen International

Passionate but deluded single mother, Trise Clarke, unwittingly propels her 18-year-old son, John Paul, into a career as a male escort. Then she tries to seduce him back.Starring Maureen Carr, John Kielty & Gary Lewis; written, photographed, edited & directed by May Miles Thomas; with a haunting score by Bobby James Henry: One Life Stand is a modern film classic. May Miles Thomas won the prestigious Scottish Screen Outstanding Achievement Award for the film.

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Other work by Producer Karen Smyth