letters (2014)

Synopsis

A poignant tale of friendship between a lonely old man (Kevin) and his equally lonely young postman (Malcolm). The first film in a trilogy of shorts on the themes of loneliness, old age and dementia. letters is an intimate look at how lonely it can sometimes be living in a big city.

Funded by Apex Arts' Hitchcock Production Fund, letters was Anthony Hett's directorial debut. 

Specifications                                       

Film Type: Short

Runtime: 8 minutes 30 seconds

Festival Premiere: June 2014

Production Budget: 2,000 GBP

Country of Origin: United Kingdom

Country of Filming: United Kingdom

Film Language: English

Production company: IMMIX Media

Cast

Malcom: Edward Davis

Sam: Gehane Strehler 

Crew

Writer & Director: Anthony Hett

Cinematographer: Jack O'Dowd

Producer: Sophia Mertins 

Awards & Nominations

(Nominated) Best Short Film - 

Norwich Film Festival 

(Finalist) FilmsShorts Online Competition 

(Winner) Audience Award for Best Short Feature - Purbeck Film Festival  

 

Reviews & Interviews

Anna's Not Here 

HCMovieReviews

Official Sections & Screenings

2014

Stow Film Lounge

2015

Beeston Film Festival 

Norwich Film Festival 

Hitchcok's Home, Leytonstone 

2018

Purbeck Film Festival 

International Moving Image Society 

2019

Welcome to the Forest - London Borough of Culture 

Screen25, Norwood 

Moving Pictures Short Films 

Level Up, Bloomsbury 

Only the Lonely

A trilogy of short films on the themes of loneliness, old age and dementia. 

          letters (2014)                                             waiting (2018)                                       Scrable (2019)

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