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Letter from a small town

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Synopsis

This film tells the story of a group of men and women from a town in Wiltshire during the Great War of 1914- 1918 .
Using original letters and archive film footage, these are ordinary words which tell of extraordinary lives and were written by regular and volunteer soldiers, conscripts, white feather recruiting girls, Land Girls, civilians and nurses.
The film covers propaganda, food shortages, air raids on the Home Front and battles at Mons and Gallipoli and as well as taking part in the Christmas truce in 1914 in Flanders.

Winner of a Platinum Remi-award at the Houston Film Festival

Details

Year
2013
Type of film
Shorts
Running Time
15 mins
Director
Matthew Charlton/Alex Metcalfe
Producer
Matthew Charlton
Screenwriter
Richard Broadhead
Director of Photography
Alex Metcalfe

Genre

Production Company

Artefact-it
mat@artefact-it.com