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Careful with that Crossbow

Short Film (Full Length) – 2010

Parental Guidance

This is the third instalment in director Jason Stutter’s successful trilogy of short cautionary tales. The ingredients are simple: playful kids, dangerous tool. The recipe for a comic screen gem? Mix them up. In this film, a boy figures out how a crossbow works with his sister. With the dark wit of a fairy tale and the economy of silent comedian Buster Keaton, Careful with that Crossbow brilliantly exploits the audience's identification with the characters on-screen, and creates edge of the seat tension from what might happen when boy meets crossbow. The film was invited to more than 20 festivals around the world

... delicious tension.
– Dominic Corry, reviewing Careful with that Crossbow for Flicks in 2010

Key Cast & Crew

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Jason Stutter

Director, Writer, Producer, Camera

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Kevin Stevens


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Liz Andrews-Stevens

As: Gardener

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Alexia Girvan

As: Girl

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Cameron Stevens

As: Boy

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