Facing It

Sean doesn’t fit in. It’s not that he wants to be alone but, somehow, he always feels separate and isolated from the confident, happy world around him. Whilst waiting for his parents in a busy pub, Sean struggles valiantly to join in with the admirably happy people in the crowd, but the more he tries, the more he goes awry. As everything in the pub goes from bad to worse, Sean finds himself confronted by the painful memories that made him who he is. His feelings, memories and desires overwhelm him and by the end of the evening he is ready to explode…



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Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Credits

Director:

Sam Gainsborough

Producer:

Jimmy Campbell Smith

Screenwriter:

Sam Gainsborough, Louisa Wood

Cinematographer:

Bruno Grilo

Editor:

Mdhamiri a Nkemi

Production Designer:

Fiona Guest

Sound Designer:

Adam Woodhams

Music:

Jack Newton

Principal Cast:

Danielle Bertolucci, Rufus Read, Daniel Quirke, Myra Ford, Hannah Read, Cathy Walker, Basil Pruveneers, Jamie Read, Eddie Aczel, Leo Read

Additional Credits:

Compositing Producer: Joe Morris, Colourist: Vlad Barin, Production Manager: Garry Frost, 1st AD: Demian Lovett, 1st AD (Field): Lenny Ortmann, 2nd AD: Lilla Vindics, 3rd AD: Dominika Lapinska, Tea Palomaki

Contact

Distributor:

Nicola Cowee
NCowee@nfts.co.uk

Public Film Contact:

Sam Gainsborough
NFTS
samgainsborough@hotmail.com
+44 7377 628637

Publicity Contact:

Sam Gainsborough
samgainsborough@hotmail.com
07377628637

Details

Primary Entry:
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Year:

2018

Premiere Status:

U.S. Premiere

Genres:

Animated, Comedy, Drama

Screening in:

Animated Shorts Program

Screening Section:

Animated Shorts Competition

Screening Category:

Animated Short

Language:

English

Runtime:

07:32 mins

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