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Roger (Short)

Lena embarks on her new job as a “Roger,” a service application that provides its clients with a domestic assistant with which they never have to directly communicate. Discomfited by her new role, Lena strives to build a relationship with her employer through unexpected means.

‘Roger’ is a short drama with dark comedic tones about isolation, identity and professional relationships in the age of the gig economy.  'Roger' was commissioned by the BFI and BBC Arts to open their 'Born Digital' season. It premiered at BFI Southbank, aired on BBC4 March 2019 and was noted as a highlight of 'Born Digital' in the Guardian.

Written and directed by Reuben Hamlyn.

Produced by Theodora de Jasay, Ceci Golding and Max Keegan.

Starring Mia Soteriou and Brian Law.

The full film is available via the BFI website here.

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