"A RATHER ENJOYABLE FILM.. A WELL CONSTRUCTED PIECE THAT WILL LEAVE THE AUDIENCE FEELING FOR EACH OF THE CHARACTERS."
-UK Film Review
WATCH THE FILM
Parental Warning: This film contains some scenes and language that some viewers may find distressing
"IF YOU DON'T FEEL YOURSELF BEING MOVED, YOU'RE EITHER MADE OF STONE OR DEAD!"
- James Child (Facebook)
"PHILIP GOLDACRE SHINES... A PERFORMANCE MOST ACTORS WOULD DIE FOR."
- Nicholas La Salla (Forest City Short Film Review)
"GREAT PERFORMANCES ALL ROUND... BEAUTIFULLY ATMOSPHERIC FILMING AND PRODUCTION!"
-Emma Evans (Facebook)
"AN INTERESTING PIECE AND A VIBRANT PROMISE OF THINGS TO COME!"
- Thom Clipsom (The State of the Arts)
About the Film
Old Lamp Films presents 'The Journey of Alfred Small', the heart-felt tale of the friendship formed between a reclusive, embittered, old man and a young mother attempting to escape an abusive relationship.
Alfred Small has been making the same journey for three months to the hospital bedside of his ailing wife. When he crosses paths with a young mother called Kendal, he finds himself the unwilling hero as their lives collide on the bus they are travelling on. With the barriers of old and new broken, in their new found friendship comes the comfort and closure to finally let go of the past and look to the future.
Starring Philip Goldacre (Tomb Raider Ascension) and British - Nigerian star Tayo Elesin (Law and Order UK), the film was written and directed by Mike Archer (Easy Virtue); produced by Amy Holleworth and Oriana Ornithari* (The Smoke); Costume design by Barbara Elum- Baldres (Welcome to Curiocity); Make Up design by Nina Igbino (Youth); Art direction by Emily Meech (Veneer); with Cinematography by Simon Shen (Build and American Gangster)
*Lionshead Film Festival Dallas - Won Best Drama Short for 'Mettle'.
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