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Act (The)

Country: UK, Language: English, 18 mins

  • Director: Thomas Hescott
  • Writer: Thomas Hescott; Matthew Baldwin; Pete Lawson
  • Producer: Anna Elettra Pizzi De Gaetano

CGiii Comment

Make this into a feature!!!

A faultless short film...it's only fault, too short.

Invert...there's a word you don't hear every day and it's not Polari!

The atmosphere is intense. The breadth of emotion is immense...we cried!


Trailer...

The Act Trailer from Elettra Pizzi on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

In 1965 - the eve of decriminalization for acts of male homosexuality in the U.K. - Matthews, a young gay man at odds with the world, discovers love, sex, and a new family in the backstreets and underground bars of Soho.

Cast & Characters

Annette Badland
Samuel Barnett as Matthews
Ian Hallard as Emmeline
Cyril Nri
Simon Lennon
Jim Conway as Detective
Matthew Baldwin as Christabelle
Tracy Anne Green as Deardrie
David Alexander as Police Officer
Bradley Alan
Simon Donohue as Police Officer
Simon Robins as Police Officer
Zara Cooke as Prostitute