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The Joke

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Synopsis

Jim, a nine year old boy, whose grandfather is depressed and refusing to eat, hits on a way of trying to rekindle his grandfather's will to live. Jim had frequently been told by his grandfather about a 'joke' he used to play when he was Jim's age. Jim's idea is to repeat the same joke but before he can carry it out his grandfather dies. Jim decides to go ahead with the joke anyway.

Details

Year
2001
Type of film
Shorts
Running Time
14 mins
Format
16mm, Optical, Fuji
Director
Hugo Van Der Vennet
Producer
The London International Film School
Executive Producer
The London International Film School
Editor
Ingebjorg Tali Michaelson
Screenwriter
Hugo Van Der Vennet
Director of Photography
Florian N Ginenreiter
Sound
Myles Thomas
Music
Erik Windrich
Principal Cast
Alex Russell, Walter Sparrow, Lorraine Brunning, Ian Targett, Judy Brown, Jim Coley

Genre

Production Company

The London International Film School
Contact: Chrissy Bright
24 Shelton Street
London WC2H 9HP
UK

T +44 020 7836 9642 / Direct Line 020 7240 0161
F +44 020 7497 3718

c.bright@lifs.org.uk
http://www.lifs.org.uk

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Company

The London International Film School
Contact: Chrissy Bright
24 Shelton Street
London WC2H 9HP
UK

T +44 020 7836 9642 / Direct Line 020 7240 0161
F +44 020 7497 3718

c.bright@lifs.org.uk
http://www.lifs.org.uk