We’ve unusual houseguests and unexpected encounters, a West Country Western and a Liverpool revenge-noir in the first of our British Programmes.
IN THIS HOUSE
(Wri / Dir: Owain Hopkins, Prod: Alan Humphreys, UK, 2016, 13 min 5 sec)
An elderly couple live out their strange and beautiful existence together, in a relationship where not everything is as it seems.
THINGS THAT FALL FROM THE SKY
(Wri / Dir: Catherine Linstrum, Prod: Stella Nwimo,UK, 2016, 14 min 40 sec)
A swan flies into a power line, bringing together a muddy man in a ditch and a woman with blood on her hands.
(Wri / Dir: Chris Shepherd, Prod: Nicolas Schmerkin, Abigail Addison, UK, 2016, 8 min 27 sec)
Serving twelve years behind bars for a crime you didn’t commit focuses the mind. Everything becomes crystal clear. There’s nothing left but to settle old scores.
(Wri / Dir: Edd Roberts, Prod: Alex Handschuh, UK, 2016, 9 min 15 sec)
Katie has spent the past 12 years of her life in a coma. Unable to communicate, she must find a way of returning to her family before it’s too late.
(Wri / Dir: Tom Shrapnel, Prod: Rebecca Wolff, Cast: Donald Sumpter, Adam Long, UK, 2016, 17 min 30 sec)
Ron is an aging Knackerman, responsible the humane disposal of sick horses. When his own horse falls ill, he must decide its fate and in doing so, face his own mortality.
(Wri / Dir: Alastair Cummings & John Hickman, UK, 2016, 8 min 20 sec)
A down on his luck labourer finds a friend in a seemingly abandoned dog.
(Wri / Dir: Sam Johnson, Prod: Collie McCarthy, UK, 2017, 24 min 56 sec)
15-year-old Kyle’s believes he can save his dying older brother with a plant he’s found in the garden centre he works at – problem is, there’s a shadowy government agency out to destroy it first.
Showing Saturday at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation at 2.30pm. Buy tickets here or pay at venue.
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