The Act

  • Queer Shorts
  • 18min
  • Narrative Short
  • European Premiere
  • 2020

It is 1965, two years before Britain decriminalises acts of male homosexuality. Matthews is a young gay man at odds with the world. In the backstreets and underground bars of Soho, Matthews will discover love, sex and a family.

Thomas Hescott has directed episodes of EastEnders, Casualty and Holby City. His short films include The Dark Room featuring David Mitchell, which premiered at the London Short Film Festival. He has directed The Act as a play and was nominated for an Off West End award.

Representative

Elettra Pizzi

e.pizzi@130elektrafilms.com

Director

Thomas Hescott

Executive Producer

Oliver Kent

Producer

Elettra Pizzi

Writer

Pete Lawson

Director of Photography

Chris Fergusson

Editor

David I'Anson

Sound Designer

Lewis Todd

Music

Nathan Klein

Production Designer

Kelly Pyner

Language

English

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