Icon of Betrayal

Mystery | 84 minutes | 2021 | 4K | United Kingdom

Festivals & Awards

Winner: Best Indie Feature, Oniros (New York)
Winner: Best Feature Film, Accolade Global Film Competition
Winner: Best Leading Actress, Accolade Global Film Competition

Cast & Credits

Isabel Nesti (A Matter of Causality)
Ed Keates (A Matter of Causality)
Florence Harvey (Swallow)

Written, Produced & Directed by Annarie Boor
Produced, Director of Photography & Edited by Simon Boor


Actress Reid Donovan is giving what would appear to be a typical high-profile interview. When a bloodied carving knife is revealed moments into the interview, the tables start to turn.

Is Reid really as innocent as we think, or is she manipulating circumstances to suit her climb up the ladder of success?

The multi-layered drama, being told through an interview; explores the driving factors behind Donovan’s choices as she aims to move ahead of her rivals in the film world.


“Icon of Betrayal is a strong mystery, melodrama film with plenty of twists and turns to keep you entertained; combined with a stellar performance from its lead and an engrossing stylistic vision, this is an admirable achievement for everyone involved.” – UK Film Review (4 Stars)

“… could easily become your next guilty pleasure.” – Film Threat (4 Stars)

“One thing is certain, I thoroughly enjoyed my time with this film, and if you're a genre buff, so will you.” – Indyred (4 Stars)

“For anyone interested in a slower drama/thriller/mystery hybrid, Icon Of Betrayal should push all the right buttons.” – ReelRomp (4 Stars)

“Boor's film will appeal to people who enjoy a good, smart film that doesn't rely on tricks to get you interested. It's straight up drama without any excessive violence or graphic language.” – 22 Indie Street (4 Stars)