From the cliffs
of the Isle of Wight to an abandoned swimming pool via a broken down lift in
Lambeth, Peccadillo Pictures presents an eclectic mix of ten UK-set short films
from scorching new British talent that depict LGBT characters in situations
both funny and heart-rending, definitive and unique.
All Over Brazil
- Dir. David Ward - 10mins
It's the summer
of 1974 and Scotland face Yugoslavia in the group stage of the football World
Cup. But Stephen (Iain de Caestecker) seems more interested in the world of
Glam Rock than football...
- Dir. Dominic Leclerc - 14mins
Runaways Luke (Harry
Eden) and Ellen are caught breaking into a swimming facility as they only want
a warm place to sleep. The watchman lets them stay on the proviso that they
don't break anything, and so begins an emotionally charged situation between
I Don t Care
- Dir. Harry Wootliff - 25 mins
In the tumbleweed
coastal retirement community of Porthpunnet, Luka (Iwan Rheon) cares for his
bedridden mother. One day he meets Dan, a young man who lives in a camper van
and shares his interest in art. Initially he sees Dan as a kindred spirit until
Dan proves to be gay.
Spring - Dir.Hong
Khaou - 13mins
A young man meets
a stranger to indulge in a secret bout of SM, an experience that will change
his life forever.
The Chef s Letter
- Dir. Sybil Mair - 14mins
In the early morning
hours, a chef (Jonathan Firth) struggles to write the letter that could overturn
his ordered life. Entering his kitchen, he struggles to make a beeline for his
sous-chef (Layke Anderson).
We Once Were
Tide - Dir. Jason Bradbury - 18mins
On the windswept
southern coast of the Isle of Wight, Anthony, torn between his boyfriend and
dependent mother, must realise that to love something is to give it away.
What You Looking
At? - Dir. Faryal - 10mins
Two very different
people in the London borough of Lambeth - a drag queen (Michael Twaits) and
a woman in a burka. Only in a lift would they ever cross each another s path.
But these two have more in common than they first thought.
Man and Boy
- Dir. David Leon, Marcus McSweeney - 19mins
A man (Eddie Marsan)
invites a boy into his flat and offers to take pictures of him. To most this
would seem suspicious in the extreme, to the few it is an innocent offer of
friendship. Which way do you see it?
Diana - Dir.
Aleem Kahn - 11mins
On the day after
the Princess of Wales death Mohit, an Indian pre-op transsexual, goes on an
emotional journey set against the backdrop of a day that shocked a nation.
Downing - Dir.
Ben Peters - 16mins
Amidst a vibrant
house party, John, the isolated local gay lad, finds an opportunity to exact
revenge on his straight oppressor, the popular and handsome Daniel. Boy kisses
boy, drinking, f***ing and regret: just another teenage party.
Cast: Iwan Rheon, Iain de Caestecker, Eddie Marsan, Harry Eden, Jonathan Firth, Paloma Faith, Layke Anders
Publisher: Peccadillo Pictures, Year: 2012
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