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Thomas Clay

Thomas CLAY (1979, UK) studied 16mm film production. He made his first film Motion (2001) at the age of 19. The Great Ecstasy Robert Carmichael (2005) screened at Cannes, where it caused a number of critics to storm out. His 2008 film Soi Cowboy premiered at Cannes’ Un Certain Regard. Fanny Lye Deliver’d (2019), his first film in over 10 years, was nominated for Best Film at London Film Festival.


The Great Ecstasy of Robert Carmichael (2005), Fanny Lye Deliver’d (2019)

Thomas Clay at IFFR

  • The Great Ecstasy of Robert Carmichael

    This film comprises a gruesome and consciously tasteless group rape. You need to know. A quiet, musical secondary school student turns into a drug usi

    • Sturm und Drang
  • Fanny Lye Deliver’d

    Genre mix of western, invasion thriller and survival drama shows the political and sexual liberation of a deeply devout woman in 1657 England.

    • Big Screen Competition