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The Day Grandad Went Blind (1998)

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An elderly man with failing eyesight attends his brother funeral. He discovers a lottery ticket in his dead brothers possessions. Will his luck change or will fate deal a more spiteful blow.

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Christopher Smith
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Bryan Pringle ... Grandad
Ben Cato Ben Cato ... Jimmy (as Ben Clough)
Craig Fackrell ... Craig
Greg Elms Greg Elms ... Shane
Gordon Smith Gordon Smith ... Funeral Director
Stephen Parfitt Stephen Parfitt ... Vicar
Mary Smith Mary Smith ... Mum
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An elderly man with failing eyesight, attends his brothers funeral, and realises that his family has bigger problems than he first thought. He discovers that his dead brother has left him a lottery ticket. Will his luck change or will fate deal a more spiteful blow. Written by Jon Jones <jyunko@hotmail.com>

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Harlech Television (HTV) See more »
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Definitely a filmmaker to watch out for in the future!
2 June 2000 | by paddy-33See all my reviews

Though not generally a fan of short films I was knocked out to see a short that worked as a story with true character development. Obviously shot with limited resources I cannot wait to see what Smith will do when he gets a budget to make a feature. Definitely a film maker to watch out for in the future


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