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The Portrait

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Synopsis

When a young art student paints a portrait of her grandfather, her mother Laura is forced to revisit family secrets she’d been trying to forget. Should she tell her daughter what she knows about him or spare her from the knowledge of his wartime past?

Details

Year
2014
Type of film
Shorts
Running Time
19 mins 45 secs
Format
DCP
Director
Chris Forster
Producer
Clive Myer, Lynda Myer-Bennett, Katie Holly
Executive Producer
Allan Niblo, Janine Marmot
Editor
John Richards
Screenwriter
Ewan Forster
Director of Photography
Florian Emmerich
Production Designer
Thalia Ecclestone
Sound
Stephen Haywood
Music
Rob Smith
Principal Cast
Joss Ackland, Max Lewis, Neil Pearson, Charlotte Ritchie, Juliet Stevenson

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Production Company

Eclectic Films
Chelsea Reach Studios
79/89 Lots Road
London
SW10 0RN
England UK

T + 44 7765 188 892
W http://www.eclecticfilms.co.uk

Blinder Films
First Floor
4 Hatch Street Lower
Dublin 2

T +353 1 676 0200
W http://www.blinderfilms.com