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James Martin Charlton (screenplay)
A young man, a chav and an Ape up 4 a meat.
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  (in credits order)

Stephen Billington ... Sven
Luke Harris ... Pierrot (as Pietro Herrera)
Tom Hayes ... Ape

Caroline Burns Cooke ... Pierrot's Mother

Directed by
James Martin Charlton 
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James Martin Charlton  screenplay

Produced by
James Martin Charlton .... producer
Andy Kelleher .... producer
Original Music by
John Hyde 
Cinematography by
Mark Lewis 
Film Editing by
Laura Talfinger 

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8 min
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Bamboozlement, 15 January 2008
Author: mikeymike111 from Brighton, England

*** This review may contain spoilers ***

I saw this on a late-night double bill with Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? and think it fair to say it crammed more madness into 10 minutes than Baby Jane managed in two hours. If I had to sum up my feelings in a word it would be bamboozlement. Although I think I can say its subject matter (rich bloke meets up with working class bloke for sex, and they decide to invite an ape round to make it a threesome) is unique in modern cinema, its tone reminded me of late Pasolini in its mixture of high seriousness and humour. Plus, like Pigsty, even with a gun aimed at my head I wouldn't be able to tell you exactly what point was being made. Is it something to do with class, exploitation, the transfiguring power of art or the terrible living conditions of ape sex workers? Well, I haven't a clue but it was certainly fun not finding out.

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