Digital | DCP | 5.1
16:9 I colour | 19’44” | 2023

Two mining surveyors roam a Welsh forest in search of an abandoned gold mine. As the tensions between them simmer, an unexpected radio signal from the underground lures them into the earth.

A FILM BY Federico Barni WRITTEN BY Callum Copley | Federico Barni WITH Kim Adis | Kathryn O’Reilly | Tomos Morgan | Kenny Fullwood | Derek Newton | Kath Newton PRODUCED BY Ruth Gibbs | Xiaoxuan Zhu | Federico Barni | Corrine Amos CINEMATOGRAPHY Ailsa Aikoa PRODUCTION DESIGN Elena Isolini EDIT AND SOUND DESIGN Federico Barni CASTING  Hannah Marie Williams 1ST AD Yasmin Godo LOCATION SOUND RECORDIST Olly Jennings 1ST AC Joel Spence 2ND AC Jack Francis GAFFER Sarraa Ali CAMERA TRAINEE Matty Deveson ADDITIONAL CINEMATOGRAPHY Mark Gee COSTUME DESIGNER Francesca Prizzon ADDITIONAL COSTUME DESIGN Randa Kherba COSTUME ASSISTANT Lily Hutchings ART DEPARTMENT ASSISTANT Florence Main PROP BUYER Matty Mancey-Jones HAIR AND MAKE UP ARTIST Laura Vallejo ADDITIONAL CASTING Bridget Morris RUNNERS Casey Eldridge | Will Newnham CATERING Cafi Contessa CAVING CONSULTANT Ian Adams COLOURIST John Alexander Lowe CGI ARTIST Tamara Stasiuk COMPOSITING Samuel Jennings SOUNDMIX David Crane GRAPHIC DESIGN Paola Bombelli RENTAL HOUSE Focus24 SPECIAL THANKS Molly Eaglesham | Leanne Ladbury | Mike and Carrie White | Jean Matthews and Sarah Cartmel from Bat Group Gwynedd | Natural Resources Wales MUSIC “Forget It” by aircode - Julia Svensson | “Organebau” by Federico Barni & Elena Isolini • Copyright © 2022 Ansible Studio

28/12/23 - Torino Film Festival - Spazio Italia
Orchard will be available on RAI Cinema channel from 2024