British Shorts 2012

shorts shown at British Shorts 2012, www.britishshorts.de
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1.
The Boy in the Bubble (2011 Short Film)
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Rupert, a ten year old boy, falls hopelessly in love for the first time. When it all goes terribly wrong, he wishes never to experience heartache again. Turning to a book of magic, he invokes a spell to shield him from emotion forever. (8 mins.)
Director: Kealan O'Rourke
 
2.
Glick's Last Tour (2012 Short Film)
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Glick's Last Tour follows the fortunes and misfortunes of veteran entertainer Nathan Baldwin and his companion Mr... (16 mins.)
Director: John Henry Owen
 
3.
Man in Fear (2011 Short Film)
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Anthony Fox is a very paranoid man. Fleeing a coach crash, he wanders the streets; he's bloodied and desperate... (11 mins.)
Director: Will Jewell
 
4.
Scouting for Rudeboys (2009 Short Film)
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A short film about a grown man who refuses to leave the Boy Scouts. (6 mins.)
Director: Joe Tucker
 
5.
Blue Monday (2012 Short Film)
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Claire feels anxiety and shame as her birthday serves as a reminder of her underachievements. A birthday... (23 mins.)
 
6.
Carpool (2012 Short Film)
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MAN-1 (Austin Spangler) has decided to end his life. He is using his car, with a tube from the exhaust pipe into the backseat window... (10 mins.)
 
7.
1 Night in Hackney (2012 Short Film)
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Paula's not having a good night, and it's about to get a lot worse. (2 mins.)
Director: John Brown
 
8.
The Voorman Problem (2011 Short Film)
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Doctor Williams is the latest psychiatrist to deal with a smug patient called Voorman who claims to be God himself. Although skeptical, Williams soon gets an eerie feeling that openly malicious Voorman is not simply insane. (13 mins.)
Director: Mark Gill
 
9.
Pitch Black Heist (2011 Short Film)
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Liam (Liam Cunningham) and Michael (Michael Fassbender) are professional safe crackers who meet on a... (13 mins.)
Director: John Maclean
 
10.
How Much for My Brother? (2010 Short Film)
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It's the middle of the summer holidays - and Oscar's going to sell his brother to a paedophile. (15 mins.)
Director: Joe Tucker
 
11.
0507 (2010 Short Film)
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Sometimes an iPhone makes your life that little bit harder. (3 mins.)
 
12.
For Hire (2012 Short Film)
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Munna, a taxi driver is hired to drive Maya , a sex worker to her client in city of Mumbai every night. After witnessing the realities, he unexpectedly faces up to some home truths. (24 mins.)
Director: Varun Chawla
 
13.
Rachael (2012 Short Film)
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A cinematic snapshot observing the morning routine of a family in 1940s Britain. Mum makes breakfast... (3 mins.)
Director: Rankin
 
14.
Step Right Up (2012 Short Film)
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When his ex-wife cancels his party for their son's 8th birthday, Dan decides to proceed with the one person who turns up as planned, the clown. (10 mins.)
Director: Benjamin Bee
 
15.
Ghost in the Machine (2012 Short Film)
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Lonely Noreen daydreams of being whisked away by a square-jawed cowboy, but her reality is far more mundane... (19 mins.)
Director: Oliver Krimpas
 
16.
Rabbit Punch (2012 Short Film)
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Director: Neil Hartop
 
17.
Get Lucky (2012 Short Film)
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Director: Norma Burke
 
18.
Indoor (2012 Short Film)
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(16 mins.)
 
19.
On This Island (2012 Short Film)
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Set in a satirical vision of modern Britain, Hadrian is a young and ambitious civil servant who arranges... (16 mins.)
 
20.
2p (2011 Short Film)
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Billy has an odd obsession. Between the hours of nine and five, Billy is a model 'PR Rep' for a local nightclub... (4 mins.)
Director: Will Maloney
 
21.
Mum Says (2012 Short Film)
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Mum Says is the story of William a young boy who lives in a fractured middle class family environment... (20 mins.)
Director: John Brown