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(14:40 / Fiction)

Cast: Oliver Woollford, Jonny Phillips, Helen Barford, Lucy Challenger, Dave Norwell

Impatient to grow and become a man, eleven year-old Robert is stuck on a boating holiday with only his parents and his curiosity for company.

Worldwide sales for this title are represented by Network Ireland Television.

A complex yet gentle look at the curiosity and bewilderment of a prepubescent boy compelled to remain in limbo just a little bit longer.
Worldwide Short Film Festival, Toronto

A funny and gently skewed vision of pre-teen sexual awakening... strong acting and accomplished direction.
Encounters International Film Festival

Careful and nuanced... Ellis never pulls his punches but makes room here for sensitive study between the dramatic shocks.
Sight & Sound





SCREENINGS /
Worldwide Short Film Festival / Toronto, Canada (2011)
Hamburg International Short Film Festival / Germany (2011)
Palm Springs Shortfest / USA (2011)
Rushes Soho Shorts Festival / London, UK (2011)
Tofifest International Film Festival / Torun, Poland (2011)
Milano Film Festival / Italy (2011)
Branchage International Film Festival / Jersey, UK (2011)
Shnit International Short Film Festival / Bern, Vienna, Cologne, Cape Town (2011)
Cinemagic International Film Festival / Belfast, Northern Ireland (2011)
Uppsala International Short Film Festival / Sweden (2011)
Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival / Brazil (2011)
Cork Film Festival / Ireland (2011)
Brest European Short Film Festival / France (2011)
Best Actor
Encounters International Film Festival / Bristol, UK (2011) Best British Film
Interfilm International Short Film Festival / Berlin, Germany (2011)
Exground Filmfest / Wiesbaden, Germany (2011)
Oldenburg Short Film Days (ZwergWERK) / Germany (2011)
Leuven International Short Film Festival / Belgium (2011)
Tirana International Film Festival / Albania (2011)
Ron Holloway Award
London Short Film Festival / UK (2012)
Stuttgart Filmwinter / Germany (2012)
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival / France (2012)
The 8th Berlin International Directors Lounge / Germany (2012)
Tampere Film Festival / Finland (2012)
Chicago Irish Film Festival / USA (2012)
GoShort International Short Film Festival / Nijmegen, Netherlands (2012)
Regensburg Short Film Week / Germany (2012)
Dresden International Short Film Festival / Germany (2012)
Shadowline Festival Culture Giovani / Salerno, Italy (2012)
Oberhausen International Short Film Festival / Germany (2012)
Curtocircuito International Short Film Festival / Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2012)
Llapi Film Festival / Podujevo, Kosovo (2012)
Manaki Brothers International Cinematographers Film Festival / Bitola, Macedonia (2012)
Sapporo International Short Film Festival / Japan (2012)
FILMETS Badalona Film Festival / Spain (2012)
Séquence Court-Métrage / Toulouse, France (2012)
Izmir International Short Film Festival / Turkey (2012)
EU Shorts / Budapest, Hungary (2012)
Skepto International Film Festival /Cagliari, Italy (2013)
Erarta Motion Pictures / St. Petersburg, Russia (2014)
Upside Art Weekend / Szczecin, Poland (2014)
Fil'm Hafizasi / Istanbul, Turkey (2014)
Regensburg Kurzfilmwoche / Germany (2015)