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Thicket

Short Film (Full Length) – 2017

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Mature
What do a duck and a bicycle have in common?
– Laura (Albertine Jonas) tries to cheer up a quiet Elliot (Tim Hamilton)
This depiction of taciturn New Zealand farmers has been seen before, but the restraint and subtleties in the film create a beautiful tension between father and son, while the fact that it was captured so well by excellent performances, direction, camera work and post-production, meant that we did not lose interest in what is otherwise a rather simple story.
– Speech from The Wallace Arts Trust about the 2017 Wallace Friends of the Civic Award winning film