An elderly man meets a young woman in a café, & the deal that follows will alter their lives forever.


Director Lorna Nickson Brown

Writer Lizzie Clarke

Producer  Dom Riley

Executive Producer Lorna Nickson Brown

Copper Thread Productions 



Lizzie Clarke

Graham Short

Julie Brown

Adaya Henry

Beautifully directed and paced

Mike Leigh
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  • Official Competition: Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2021
  • FICBUEU - Best Actor Award 2021- WINNER
  • Royal Television Society Midlands Award 2023 - NOMINATED
  • Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2020
  • This is England: Rouen Film Festival 2020
  • British Shorts Berlin 2021
  • International Festival Signes De Nuit 2021
  • Aswan International Women Film Festival 2021
  • Bolton International Film Festival 2021
  • Margate Film Festival 2021

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Short Film Funding

NOW CLOSED // DEADLINE Thursday 9 May 2024 - Funding of up to £25,000 is available to support the production costs of fiction films, in…

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Our Short Film Fund Slate

Learn more about the slate of films supported by BFI NETWORK Short Film Funding here in the Midlands.

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