As a boy becomes a man, acceptance and compromise is needed to reconnect a father and a son.
2010 / 17 min / RED One Film London / UK Film Council / Digicult
Martin Herdman, Bradley Hall
Writer-Director: Michael Pearce Produced by: Ross McKenzie & Paul Welsh Cinematographer: Benjamin Kracun Editor: Maya Maffioli Sound Designer: Dario Swade Art Director: Tim Gibson Music: Kylie Earl & Daniel Padden
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