Life through the eyes of an addict.

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Cast

Cast overview:
James Ramsay ...
James Gallagher
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Drug Dealer (as Drew Caine)
Andrew Barton ...
James (12 Years Old)
Stevan Brennan ...
James' Friend
Michael Thompson ...
Man On Canal Bank
Jason McKenzie ...
Andy
Nikki Wright ...
Provan
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Senior Guard (as Iain Hanmore)
Niall McCloud ...
Prison Guard
Michael Selvin ...
Prison Guard
Andy Miller ...
Prison Guard
Robert McEwan ...
James (10 Years Old)
David McKenzie ...
James' Friend in Field
William McAuley Jr. ...
James' Friend in Field
Thomas O'Donnel ...
Junkie
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Life through the eyes of an addict.

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Impressive short
12 December 2004 | by (Limerick,Ireland) – See all my reviews

A junkie breaks into a locker and steals a bag, to get money for drugs. Later we see him in prison. He seems like a loner. Guards taunt him and try to make him lose his temper, so that he will be denied parole. When he's released, he tries to go straight. Interspersed with these scenes are flashbacks of his younger life.

Ramsay's second short film is similar in structure to her first. There are long time lapses between the scenes shown, and we learn nothing about what happens during that time. But it's a more ambitious piece, and works more as a whole. It tells a small, intimate, powerful story, and the final scene makes a big impression.

Another step forward for Ramsay. Definitely worth seeing if you can catch it.


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