So Close To Home

Short Feature / 2004 

Duration / 52 mins

Genre / Drama

Writer / Madeleine Blackwell

Director / Jessica Hobbs (LOVE MY WAY, PUBERTY BLUES, PAPER GIANTS)

Producers / Sam Jennings & Martin Williams

Starring / Kerry Fox, Gillian Jones, Arbenita Fezjullahu

COMPLETED PROJECTS

 

 

SYNOPSIS

Maggie (Kerry Fox), a professional woman in her 30’s, is in the sleeping compartment of an overnight train when her solace is disrupted by a 14-year-old Albanian girl silently demanding her seat. This unexpected encounter between strangers provokes a surprising and powerful journey into what it means to belong.

 

KEY CREW

Director of Photography / Cordelia Beresford 

Production Designer / Pete Baxter 

Costume Designer / Cappi Ireland 

Editor / Denise Haratzis A.S.E. 

Sound Designer / Sam Petty 

Original Music / Alan John 

SCREENINGS & AWARDS

WINNER Golden Gate Award 2004 San Francisco International Film Festival

WINNER Dendy SRC Award 2004 Sydney International Film Festival

FINALIST Dendy Award Best Short Fiction Over 15 Minutes

AFI Award Nomination Best Short Fiction Film

AFI Award Nomination Best Screenplay In Short Film

AFI Award Nomination Best Editing In Non-Feature Film

IF Award Nominated Best Short Film

Australian Tour, 50 Minutes From Home Festival, Australia

 

SALES & DISTRIBUTION

Distributor British Film Institute

 

 

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