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The Deadness of Dad

United Kingdom, 1997
Short, Drama


The story of a seven year old boy in the Welsh Valleys in the 1960s who is obsessed by horror film monsters and football. When his father dies suddenly, the boy is devastated, but one day he arrives back home from school to find his dead Dad sitting at the kitchen table eating chips…

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The Deadness of Dad Directed by Philippa Cousins, Mandy Sprague

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

1998 | Winner: Best Short Film

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