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The Deadness of Dad

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Synopsis

The film tells the story of a seven year old boy who is obsessed by horror film monsters, football and his Dad. When his Dad dies, suddenly the boy is devastated. But one day he arrives back home from school to find his Dad apparently eating chips in the back parlour. His Mam tells him that it is his uncle from Australia, but the boy and his pals set out to prove that this is his Dad come back from heaven.

Details

Year
1998
Type of film
Shorts
Running Time
23 mins
Format
35mm
Director
Philippa Cousins
Producer
Celtic Productions
Director of Photography
Ian Salvage
Principal Cast
Rhys Ifans, Lisa Palfrey and Paul Jones
Screen Writer
Stephen Volk

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Production Company

Celtic Productions
'Hillcrest', Lisvane Road, Llanisien, Cardiff CF4 5SE
Tel: 01222 752532