Synopsis

Part of Channel 4’s Short and Curlies season, 11 minute Short Film. When memories of Auschwitz threaten to overwhelm Samuel, it is his ten year old grandson who manages to get through to him. David Farr has gone on to write thrilling episodes of Spooks for the BBC, and most recently wrote the screenplay for HANNA (a thriller with Cate Blanchett and Eric Bana for 2011) and is working with Shekhar Kapur on screenplay PAANI

Director David Farr

Writer Peter Speyer

Cast Wojciech Pszoniak, Joseph England, Sara Mair-Thomas, Sylva Langova

Producers Fiona Morham

Production Credits Strawberry Vale

David Farr

David Farr is a writer and director of theatre, TV and film. He has worked primarily in theatre for 20 years, as Artistic Director of The Gate Theatre, Bristol Old Vic, The Lyric Hammersmith and then as Associate Director of The Royal Shakespeare Company. He has directed around 40 productions that have travelled to over 25 countries, and has worked at The National Theatre, Almeida, Young Vic, Brooklyn Academy of Music and the main stage Barbican. His writing credits include Spooks and the screenplay for the films Hanna and HHHH. The Ones Below is his feature directorial debut.

Festival Section Year Location
London Film Festival