Canbury is a trilogy of stories concerning the lives of six twentysomethings, set in Canbury Gardens, Kingston-upon-Thames: Part I: Two females sit on a bench. One of them mentions that she recently ran into a pregnant friend of theirs. Their conversation soon turns from their friend to reflections about their own current situations in life: one bemoans the lack of her relationship experience, worrying about the fact she hasn't settled down, while the other firmly believes that they are too young to be worrying about such things. She expresses her belief that they should simply be enjoying and experiencing their lives, but her friend remains unconvinced: to her, relationships are life. Part II: A male takes a seat on a bench, hoping to find a quiet moment during which to eat his lunch. However, before he can start, an attractive female comes and takes a seat next to him. It is clear from their body language that the two characters are attracted to one another, yet neither is bold ...
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The script for the film primarily consisted of a letter of intent, followed by prose paragraphs describing the actions of the first two parts. These two parts were then worked into a collaboration between the director and the actors. Only the third part of the film was conventionally scripted. See more