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Dean Spanley

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Synopsis

England, 1904. Henslowe Fisk and his ailing father decide to go to a lecture on re-incarnation. While there, they meet Dean Spanley. Later encountering the Dean Henslowe decides to ask the man to dinner, enticing him with the promise of his favourite tipple Imperial Tokay. After two glasses of the wine - the Dean begins to recount strange recollections of his past life. Henslowe becomes intrigued and as these alcohol-induced investigations continue, it becomes clear that Dean Spanley has an initmate connection to someone else close to Henslowe, a revelation that will ultimately prove incredibly cathartiic for all concerned.

Details

Year
2009
Type of film
Features
Running Time
95 mins
Format
35mm
Director
Toa Fraser
Producer
David Parfitt, Finola Dwyer
Co-Producer
David Parfitt, Finola Dwyer
Editor
Chris Plummer
Screenwriter
Alan Sharp
Director of Photography
Leon Narby
Production Designer
Andrew McAlpine
Sound
Tony Dawe
Music
Don McGlashan
Principal Cast
Peter O' Toole, Sam Neill, Jeremy Northam, Bryan Brown

Genre

Production Company

Atlantic Film Group
Screen House
123 Wardour Street
London W1F 0UW
UK

T + 44 (0)207 534 9130

alan.harris@atlanticfilmgroup.com

Sales
Company

Kathleen Drumm
New Zealand Film Commission
Level 3, 119 Ghuznee St
P O Box 11 546
Wellington
New Zealand

T + 64 4 382 7680
F + 64 4 384 9719