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Sean Ellis (written by)
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You give 8 hours...They give you money.
Plot:
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? Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 6 wins See more »
User Reviews:
Cashback, a short film, long on imagination and wit. See more (15 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Sean Biggerstaff ... Ben

Emilia Fox ... Sharon
Stuart Goodwin ... Jenkins

Michael Dixon ... Barry
Michael Lambourne ... Matt
Hatti Riemer ... Old Lady
Frank Hesketh ... Young Ben
Irene Bagach ... Frozen Girl 1
Christine Fuller ... Frozen Girl 2

Celesta Hodge ... Deer Girl
Kinvara Balfour ... Shampoo Girl 1

Cherie Nichole ... Shampoo Girl 2
Hayley-Marie Coppin ... Swedish Student
Daphne Guinness ... Checkout Counter Woman
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nia Roberts ... Woman at the Till (uncredited)

Michelle Ryan ... Suzy (uncredited)
Janine-May Tinsley ... Adult Natalie (uncredited)

Directed by
Sean Ellis 
 
Writing credits
Sean Ellis (written by)

Produced by
Lene Bausager .... producer
Daphne Guinness .... executive producer
Kai-Lu Hsiung .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Rick Astley 
 
Cinematography by
Alex Barber 
 
Film Editing by
Dayn Williams 
 
Production Design by
Morgan Kennedy 
 
Art Direction by
Ben Irwin 
 
Production Management
Carla Poole .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Marco Ciglia .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Giancarlo Dellapina .... sound mixer
Tawa K. Durowoju .... boom operator
Lee Walpole .... sound effects editor
 
Visual Effects by
Max Horton .... digital colourist
 
Editorial Department
Lisa Jordan .... facility director: LipSync Post
 
Transportation Department
Russell Chipz Chipping .... driver
 
Other crew
Winnie Li .... production coordinator
 

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18 min
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There was no CGI used in the short and all the effects are in camera effects.See more »
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Referenced in The Present (2010)See more »
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37 out of 43 people found the following review useful.
Cashback, a short film, long on imagination and wit., 16 June 2004
Author: blaise douglas from London, England

Cashback is a gem of a short film. It has a unique visual aesthetic laced with a wicked sense of humour. Sean Ellis gets beautiful performances from his actors, played out beneath the life sapping neon of this enclosed world, brilliantly creating the boredom of the lives of the nightshift workers in a 24 hour supermarket. We're sucked into their twilight existence and treated to the surreal, bizarre and comic; as the characters each find their way to make it through the graveyard shift.

It makes you laugh and makes you think.You'll never look at a store worker the same way again. It's a short film, long on wit and imagination.

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