I Wouldn't Wish the Eighties on Anyone!

A queer bedtime story...

Meet Victor, a troubled young man with a terrible secret he needs to get off his chest.

Set in the Eighties, when the AIDS epidemic was at the forefront of everyone’s minds, ‘I Wouldn’t Wish the Eighties on Anyone!’ is a deliciously queer mix of comedy, drama and horror. So back comb your hair, break out the 8-track tapes and prepare yourselves...Victor has something he needs to tell you (cue sinister laugh).

  • Craig Ford
    The Real Badlands, DARK FILM,
  • Craig Ford
  • Bobby Brook
  • Craig Ford
  • Louis Brooke
    Key Cast
  • Kate Spiro
    Key Cast
  • Genres:
    Drama, horror, Eighties, HIV, AIDS
  • Runtime:
    19 minutes 23 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 13, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    500 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Shooting Format:
    digital, HD
  • Film Color:
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  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Craig Ford

Film-maker, Producer. Craig has had great success with his films The Real Badlands (aired on TV in 2009) and DARK FILM (hit the 2010 festival circuit). He is currently producing and directing his first feature film, Once Upon a Time in the Wild which is due for release 2015.

Craig has also produced and directed 10 episodes for series 3 of the soap opera Persona.

Craig’s latest short, I Wouldn’t Wish the Eighties on Anyone! (2014) has been picked up by the US cable channel ShortsHD and is currently doing the festival circuit.

2013 also saw Craig produce his first theatre production, Forever 27, at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival; receiving 4 star reviews.

Craig is the co-founder of Queer as Film a queer film festival which has taken Soho, London by storm. Queer as Film has now begun producing its own films including, I Want my Pants Back and Craig’s own short I Wouldn’t Wish the Eighties on Anyone!

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