People Are Strange

 

From the rather odd to the completely mind-blowing. Expect a mental hangover from these 7 short films.

Simon Young

After Tomorrow

Returning to the village of his estranged wife, James grows increasingly concerned when the sinister owner of his guest house refuses to let him leave.
Director
Emma Sullivan
Country
UK
Running time
16min
Year
2008

Cicada

A remarkable monologue by Daniel P Jones which recalls his first memory: witnessing an execution-style murder.
Director
Amiel Courtin-Wilson
Country
Australia
Running time
9min
Year
2008

The Continuing and Lamentable Saga of the Suicide Brothers

A fantastic Gothic fairytale about two brothers with a deathwish.
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Director
Arran & Corran Brownlee
Country
UK
Running time
10min
Year
2009

Love Hate

A sweet natured charity worker finds his world turned upside down when he falls in love with a mysterious woman.
Director
Blake & Dylan Ritson
Country
UK
Running time
20min
Year
2009

The Nail

An important man suffers a freak accident which alters his personality and unleashes his inner beast.
Director
Benedikt Erlingsson
Country
Iceland
Running time
16min
Year
2008

Spunkbubble

A surveillance team witness an unspeakable series of thoroughly sordid and bizarre events.
Director
Tom Browne
Country
UK
Running time
12min
Year
2009

A Story of a Missing Car

A glimpse into the life of a young man who confronts the problems of his directionless youth with a mixture of resignation and stubbornness.
Director
Grzegorz Jaroszuk
Country
Poland
Running time
12min
Year
2009

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29 Oct 2009

Awards Ceremony

We announce the winner of the Best Film award, plus we welcome our new BFI Fellows.

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In Pictures | Day 15 of the Festival

Behind the scenes at the Awards Ceremony.