Trailer for DAPHNE Starring Emily Beecham and Tom Vaughan-Lawlor August 30, 2017 The debut of Scottish filmmaker Peter Mackie-Burns, DAPHNE is a dark comedy character portrait of a thirty-something Londoner (Emily Beecham) on the threshold of a much-needed change. Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Geraldine James, and Nathaniel Martello-White co-star. Trailer courtesy of Empire. Hectic days and late nights. Londoner Daphne is caught up in the daily rush of her restaurant job, and a nightlife kaleidoscope of new faces. She is strong, funny, and acerbic but deep down she is not happy. Stuck in a rut, she can’t move forward. Then when she saves the life of a shop keeper, stabbed in a failed robbery, the impenetrable armour she wears to protect herself begins to crack and Daphne is forced to fight against the inevitability of a much needed change in her life.