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Long Shot (1978)

| Drama | June 1980 (UK)
Filmed around the 1977 Edinburgh Film Festival, Long Shot is a deadpan satire about the trials and tribulations of British independent filmmaking.

Director:

Maurice Hatton

Writers:

Maurice Hatton (story), Eoin McCann (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charles Gormley Charles Gormley ... Charlie
Neville Smith Neville Smith ... Neville
Ann Zelda Ann Zelda ... Anne
David Stone David Stone ... A Distributor
Suzanne Danielle ... Sue
Ron Taylor Ron Taylor ... American Director
Wim Wenders ... Another Director
Stephen Frears ... Biscuit Man
Jim Haines Jim Haines ... Professor of Sexual Politics
Maurice Bulbulian Maurice Bulbulian ... French-Canadian Director
William Forsythe ... Bille
Richard Demarco Richard Demarco ... Gallery Owner
Alan Bennett ... Neville's doctor
Sarah Boston Sarah Boston ... Television Producer
Mel Calman Mel Calman ... Cartoonist
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Filmed around the 1977 Edinburgh Film Festival, Long Shot is a deadpan satire about the trials and tribulations of British independent filmmaking.

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Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

June 1980 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

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Production Co:

Mithras See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)| Black and White
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