Ben is an art college student in London, whose imagination runs wild as he works the late-night shift at the local supermarket. What do he and his colleagues do to pass the long, endless hours of the night?

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Ben
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Barry
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Matt
Hatti Riemer ...
Old Lady
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Irene Bagach ...
Frozen Girl 1
Christine Fuller ...
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Deer Girl
Kinvara Balfour ...
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Shampoo Girl 2 (as Cherie Nichole Bradley)
Hayley-Marie Coppin ...
Swedish Student
Daphne Guinness ...
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Ben Willis is an art student who works the night shift several times a week at the Whitechapel Sainsbury's. He's clear about the arrangement: he trades his time for money - cashback, as he calls it. We meet his co-workers, Sharon, Barry, and Matt, and their supervisor, Jenkins. Ben's colleagues are good at wasting time, but Ben talks to us about how he makes his shift go faster: by imagining that time has stopped. We see this late-night world of drudgery through Ben's eyes, as time does indeed stop, and he can get out his sketch book. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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You give 8 hours...They give you money.

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10 October 2004 (USA)  »

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The shampoo bottles Barry and Matt use to "help the ladies" are actually a real brand of shampoo and hair products by Umberto Giannini. See more »

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In Ben's Mind
Written and Performed by Susanne Deeken
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watch the full length movie :)
16 July 2007 | by (New York, USA) – See all my reviews

alright - i first watched the full length movie, and this prompted me to look up the original short movie. i was astonished to see the exact scenes from the full movie comprise this short length. initially i thought somehow these scenes were later integrated into the full length, but my thought is that the full length was probably already in post-production when someone decided to 'promote' the film by giving out this short version first (which is nothing bad).

it actually works as a short movie, but having seen the full one i cant really comment on it because it is like a trailer to the full movie - it has the essence of the main plot, but nothing more than a hint of the beautiful ideas and artwork of the full length movie.

i loved the full movie, watch it and probably you will like it too

10/10, which is how i vote for the full length movie :)

peace


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