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SHORTS IN COMPETITION: NARRATIVE

THE PHONE CALL

Directed by Mat Kirkby
SHORT NARRATIVE 21 Minutes New York Premiere
FILM GUIDE THE PHONE CALL
Heather (played by Golden Globe winner Sally Hawkins) is a shy lady who works at a helpline call center. When she receives a phone call from a mystery man (played by Oscar winner Jim Broadbent), she has no idea that the encounter will change her life forever.

Screening in Shorts Program: Handle With Care
Drama, Thriller, Music, Relationships
About the Director(s)
Mat Kirkby is an award-winning commercial, music video director, and writer working out of Ridley Scott Associates in London. His work includes videos for Adele, Basement Jaxx, and Muse, and ads for Nike and Playstation. Mat has appeared on the cover of Screen International as a ‘UK Star of Tomorrow.’

Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Narrative
  • Year:
    2013
  • Length:
    21 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    New York
  • Connect:
Cast & Credits
  • Cast:
    Sally Hawkins, Jim Broadbent
  • Cinematographer:
    Ole Bratt-Birkeland
  • Composer:
    Andrew Wallace, Andrew Ross
  • Director:
    Mat Kirkby
  • Editor:
    Lizzie Graham
  • Executive Producer:
    Mat Kirkby, James Lucas
  • Producer:
    Mat Kirkby, James Lucas
  • Screenwriter:
    Mat Kirkby, James Lucas

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