Original Music: Matthew Wilcock
Sup. Sound Editor/Sound Design: Matthew Wilcock
Audio Post-Production: Zelig Sound

Re-recording Mixer: Howard Bargroff
Sup. Sound Editor/Sound Design: Enos Desjardin
Dial Editor/ADR Mixer: Dean Covill
Foley Artist: Tapio Liukkonen

Writer and Director:   Daniel Kokotajlo
Producers:  Marcie MacLellan, Andrea Cornwell
Executive Producers: Christopher Moll, Steve Jenkins, Lizzie Francke, Jim Reeves, Christopher Granier-Deferre
Cast:  Siobhan Finneran, Sacha Parkinson, Molly Wright, Robert Emms   


As devout Jehovah's Witnesses, sisters Alex and Luisa and their mother, Ivanna, are united in The Truth. Alex looks up to her confident older sister, while striving to follow in Ivanna's footsteps as a ‘good Witness'. But when Luisa starts to question the advice of the Elders, she makes a life-altering transgression that threatens to expel her from the congregation. Unless Ivanna and Alex can persuade her to return, they must shun her completely. This challenge becomes more painful when their family is faced with another heartbreaking test of faith.

Written and directed by Daniel Kokotajlo, a former Jehovah's Witness, APOSTASY is a remarkable and authentic debut film, providing rare insight into the complex nature of faith, family, duty and love.

The film was developed and produced through Creative England’s iFeatures with the support of BBC Films and the BFI (with National Lottery funding), in association with Oldgarth Media. iFeatures, the UK's award-winning, low-budget film-making lab, launched The Levelling and Lady Macbeth, two of 2016's hottest titles, at last year's Toronto International Film Festival.

  • Torronto Internation Film Festival (Premier)
  • London FIlm Festival (Nominated Sunderland Award)
  • San Sebastián International Film Festival
  • Mumbai Film Festival