Bafta Shorts 2014 

  • Island Queen

Selection of nominated short live action and animation films from the EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA).

JAMIE STONE:
ORBIT EVER AFTER
United Kingdom 2013
20 min
Earth’s orbit. Distant future. Two star-crossed lovers overcome all probabilities and sacrifice everything in order to spend one perfect moment together.

YOUSIF AL-KHALIFA:
SLEEPING WITH THE FISHES
United Kingdom 2013
9 min
Sonja lives a lonely life as a fishmonger, more at ease with her fish than her customers, until one day a delivery man turns up, and he looks like a rainbow trout.

BEN MALLABY:
ISLAND QUEEN
United Kingdom 2012
16 min
Mim has lived her whole life on a little island. She makes the impetuous decision to have a baby – surely a one-way ticket to adulthood?

JANE LINFOOT:
SEA VIEW
United Kingdom 2013
24 min
Jess and Jason meet at the bus station in a seaside town, and see each other in daylight for the first time.

SAM TAYLOR, BJØRN-ERIK ASCHIM:
EVERYTHING I CAN SEE FROM HERE
United Kingdom 2013
7 min
In a desolate part of England a game of football comes to a standstill as the ball mysteriously goes missing.

MICHAEL PEARCE:
KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES
United Kingdom 2013
28 min
The impeccable wife of an MP realises the imprisoned reality of her life after being kidnapped.

AINSLIE HENDERSON:
I AM TOM MOODY
United Kingdom 2012
7 min
A surreal trip through the subconscious of a stifled musician as he struggles to sing.

JAMES W. GRIFFITHS:
ROOM 8
Poland, United Kingdom 2013
7 min
A prisoner makes an astounding discovery as he is thrown into a cell with a terse and unsettling inmate.

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  • Duration: 124 min
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  • Age limit: K12
  • Distribution: DCP
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