The Act

Directed by Thomas Hescott

2020

Drama , Historical

18 min

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United Kingdom

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Color

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English

poster

Synopsis

It’s 1965, the eve of decriminalisation for acts of male homo- sexuality. Matthews, a young gay man at odds with the world and his own sexuality discovers love, sex and a family in the backstreets and underground bars of Soho.

Festivals

2020

  • OUTshine Film Festival
  • Bolton Film Festival
  • Raindance Film Festival
  • Hollyshorts Film Festival

Cast & Crew

Cast:
Samuel Barnett, Simon Lennon, Cyril Nri, Annette Badland
Script:
Pete Lawson, Thomas Hescott, Matthew Baldwin
Cinematographer:
Chris Fergusson
Editor:
David I’Anson
Sound design & mix:
Lewis Todd, Stefano Marchetti
Music:
Nathan Klein
Producer:
Elettra Pizzi
Production Company:
130 Elektra Films, Cinema Hades

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